Baklava to Tarte Tatin: A World Tour in 110 Dessert Recipes
Sample a Portuguese pasteis de nata, indulge in a creamy slice of New York cheese cake, taste a Japanese mochi, or try an Italian hazelnut-almondchocolate baci di dama. French food blogging sensation Bernard Laurance takes the reader on an international culinary tour via 110 expertly tested recipes for authentic world desserts. This is a self described recipe decoder, Bernard is passionate about unlocking and sharing the secrets behind the worlds favorite regional desserts. The dishes are organized by geographic region, and Bernard introduces each dessert, offering context about its origins or a personal anecdote relaying his quest for the quintessential recipe. His easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that he has tested and refined until he achieved an authentic resultare accompanied by lavish photographs; together they provide the skill and confidence necessary for you to perfect exceptional international desserts in your own home.
Bernard Laurance is a self-taught cook who has been experimenting with recipes since the age of seven. He has traveled extensively, seeking out authentic recipes in all corners of the world. He is passionate and exacting about re-creating regional flavors, testing and retesting until he gets it right. In early 2010 he began documenting his recipes in French on his popular blog, lacuisinedebernard.com.