"A Collection of Fine Baking" introduces an unparalleled class of desserts: the world of Asian/European fusion baking. Included are over one thousand photographs and illustrations of some of the most delicious pastries and desserts ever created. Far more than a traditional cookbook, "A Collection of Fine Baking" brings recipes that combine classic Asian ingredients such as green tea and ginger with more familiar European creams and pastries to create an incomparable synthesis of taste. Enter the world of fusion baking, where beautiful, great-tasting desserts are just a few, easy-to-follow steps away! Author Young Mo Kim has personally selected and demonstrated over 100 of his most popular recipes, and designed them in such a way that anyone, from novice to professional, can create delicious desserts to please even the most discerning palates. From Sweet Potato Cake to Galette des Rois, each recipe is the result of perfection: all of these desserts have been sold in Mr. Kim's four bakeries for years. There are even recipes for holidays and special occasions, but be advised: every occasion is special when one of these desserts is set on the table! "A Collection of Fine Baking" is ideal readers who are new to the art of baking, or those who already enjoy creating top-quality desserts on their own. Every recipe is guaranteed to satisfy in taste and appearance. Use it for its easy-to-follow photographs and step-by-step instructions, or use it to inspire original pastry art; but most of all, use it to enjoy the incredible world of Asian-French fusion baking.