Lenotre's Desserts and Pastries Cookbook - French Pastry Chef

Lenotre's Desserts and Pastries Cookbook - French Pastry Chef is a vintage cookbook with 201 prized recipes from Gaston Lenotre.  The famous pastry chef is known for his Paris (and other areas in France) located bakeries. Learn the art of pastries from one of the world's authorities. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 312 pages 

Copyright: 1977 

Publisher: Barron' 

Author: Gaston Lenotre 

ISBN: 9780812051377

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Description: A respect for tradition and a familiarity with the past are certainly good things in cooking, as in any other field. But the art of cooking is constantly changing, and Lenotre's Desserts and Pastries cookbook was written as an effort to explain and illustrate La Nouvelle Patisserie Francaise. Gaston Lenotre has worked for many years to develop what is now called the New School of French Pastry. 

The French pastries and desserts included in this book are not mere copies of standard preparations. Each includes improvements and variations that make virtually every recipe in this book a Lenotre specialty. 


Condition: Good condition with very minor shelf wear. 

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