Lost Desserts: Delicious Indulgences of the Past Recipes from Legendary and Famous Chefs

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  • With recipes of glamorous by-gone desserts, and packed with history and anecdotes of famous classic restaurants and the people who frequented them, Lost Desserts features delicious and sometimes exotic favorites from the new world and the old. Conjuring up the heyday of Hollywood are such American classics as the Brown Derby’s Orange Chiffon Cake, Trader Vic’s Flaming Tahitian Ice Cream, and Chasen’s Banana Shortcake with Banana Sauce, while the old-world elegance of Paris and London is evoked with delightful concoctions like Escoffier’s Mont Blanc and Lady Jekyll’s Orange Jelly with Compote. The seventy recipes included here, adapted for the home cook and updated for the modern palate to taste as good as they look and are remembered, are organized by type of dessert, which run the gamut from Bavarians, Cremes, Charlottes, Mousses, Puddings, Fools, Jellies, to Frozen Desserts, and Souffles, Crepes, and Custards, as well as, of course, Cakes and Pies, Tarts, and Tortes. A lavish volume, Lost Desserts is illustrated with thirty stunning still lifes of visually spectacular confections, capturing the flavor and essence of the dessert cart era.
  • Author:
    Gail Monaghan
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641
    EAN:
    9780847829835
    ISBN:
    0847829839
    Label:
    Rizzoli
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $24.95
    Manufacturer:
    Rizzoli
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    200
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2007-10-30
    Publisher:
    Rizzoli
    Studio:
    Rizzoli
    Title:
    Lost Desserts: Delicious Indulgences of the Past Recipes from Legendary and Famous Chefs
    Release Date:
    2007-10-30
    Creator:
    George Lang

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