Festive Tarts Cookbook

The Festive Tarts Cookbook is the perfect resource for all types of savory and sweet tarts. Thirty recipes in all, you'll enjoy making the Creamy Fines Herbes Quiche or the Bourbon Bittersweet Chocolate Walnut Tart. International Association of Culinary Professionals award winner Sylvia Thompson brings you this colorful cookbook. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 119 pages. 

Copyright: 1996 

Publisher: Chronicle Books 

Author: Sylvia Thompson 

ISBN: 9780811807203

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Description: Now there are more reasons than ever to celebrate! 

Festive Tarts includes over 30 recipes for fabulous tarts to make every occasion a delectable event. And if you don't happen to have a festive occasion on hand, make one up! This delightful cookbook is brimming with the most imaginative and flavorful ideas for creating a variety of tarts, both sweet and savory, to entertain family and friends. 

Easier than pie to make in advance, these delicious tarts make any fete a feast. Jazz up a party, New Orleans style, with A Shrimp Feast of a Tart and watch your guests go marching in for your next Mardi Gras. What could be more as elegant for a wedding supper than a Creamy Fines Herbes Quiche filled with a light custard and dappled with fresh herbs? Start a revolution on Bastille Day with a Niroise Zucchini and Eggplant Tart sauced with the flavors of Provence. Ready for dessert? On Mother's Day, treat mom (and yourself) to a Rosy Strawberry Tart blooming with candied roses. Or indulge a chocolate lover with a Bourbon'd Bittersweet Chocolate Walnut Tart. 

Colorfully illustrated with Brooke Scudder's vibrant watercolors, Festive Tarts fills the calendar with dozens of tarts composed of the freshest, most seasonal ingredients. Noted cookbook author Sylvia Thompson demystifies baking terms, choosing equipment and ingredients, as well as other tricks of the trade, for creating perfect pastries. Here's all the inspiration you'll need to make any occasion a festive one. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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