Most of us have been wowed by the delights of French patisserie. Now Edd Kimber shows you how to recreate these recipes at home. With step-by-step photographs for basic pastry and icings, Edd guides you through the techniques, taking the fear out of a Genoise sponge and simplifying a croissant dough. Chapters include: * Sweet Treats featuring Classic Financiers, Canneles and Eclairs * Desserts & Cakes such as Cherry Clafoutis and Buche de Noel * Pastry including basic recipes for pate sablee and pate sucree and recipes to use them in * Basics - the essential icings and creams, such as Mousseline and Creme Chantilly Edd's mouthwatering recipes use bakeware found in home kitchens (no need for expensive or complex equipment) so you too can create perfect patisserie.
Edd Kimber is a baker and food writer based in London. He is the author of The Boy who Bakes (2011), Say it with Cake (2012) and Patisserie Made Simple (2014). Over the last ten years he has appeared on multiple television shows including as a resident baker on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, on Sunday Brunch, Perfect and on the original series of The Great British Bake Off , of which he is the inaugural winner. He regularly shares his knowledge at cookery schools and at food festivals around the world and also writes for multiple publications. Edd is the go-to baking writer for to Olive magazine and a contributor to Bake from Scratch magazine.