Stars Desserts by top pastry chef Emily Luchetti features recipes Luchetti presented at Jeremiah Tower's former Stars restaurant in San Francisco, California. Her desserts were legendary. Here are favorites like Stawberry Rhubarb Crisp, Maple Pecan Pie, Drunken Chocolate Cake, and Butterscotch Coconut Bars.
Format: Softcover, 267 pages.
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
Author: Emily Luchetti
Description: Jeremiah Tower's Stars, one of the country's most notable restaurants, has always been celebrated for its wonderful desserts, whether they are as straightforward as a deeply flavorful Peach Ice Cream or as surprising as a Praline Mocha Napoleon.
In her new cookbook, Emily Luchetti, who ranks among America's top pastry chefs, brings home cooks everywhere the elegant but easy recipes that have delighted Stars' customers for years. Stars Desserts offers more than 150 interpretations of classic desserts, with recipes that strike the ideal balance between flavor and visual appeal.
Here are custards, puddings, and trifles, including unexpected variations like a Hazelnut Creme Caramel and is a Pear Cornmeal Bread Pudding. Hot desserts include new looks at old favorites, in forms like Orange Poppyseed or Plum souffles. Fruits are featured prominently, in dishes such as Poached Pears with Walnut Cream. The final chapter presents splendid breakfast pastries, from Sour Cherry Muffins and Oatmeal Scones to a definitive version of Cinnamon Rolls.
Beautifully illustrated with more than fifty four-color photographs, Stars Desserts is indispensable for every cook who wants the best in contemporary desserts.
Condition: Good condition. Light surface scratch on back cover.
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