Tarts Sweet and Savory
Tarts for every occasion are available inside the Tarts Sweet and Savory cookbook. Each recipe features a color photo of the finished dish ... yum! There are also chapters of pages with step-by-step photos and instruction for dough, decorative edges, and more.
Format: Softcover, 144 pages.
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Author: Maxine Clark
Description: Tarts are wonderfully versatile -- they can be dainty morsels to serve as finger food at a cocktail party, deliciously elegant to serve at a special dinner party, or warm and comforting, just perfect for casual meals with family and friends. Best of all. they can be incredibly simple to make, but the effect is always spectacular.
In this invaluable book, Maxine Clark shows you how to make all the different kinds of pastry step-by- step; Rich Shortcrust, American Pie Crust, Pate Sucree, Pate Brisee, the secrets of Puff Pastry (classic and rough), plus Phyllo and more. She hows you how to bake blind with baking beans and make decorative edges and lattice.
Try classic Savory Tarts, such as Quiche Lorraine and Pissaladiere (the French equivalent of the pizza). Be creative with modern recipes such as Roquefort Tart with Walnut and Toasted Garlic Dressing, and Smoked Salmon, Vodka, and Sour Cream Aspic Tartlets -- perfect for serving at a cocktail party.
Sweet Tarts include classics such as French Apple Tart, Linzer Torte, and Classic Lemon Tart -- and variations on the theme, with recipes such as Strawberry Chocolate Tarts, Mango Pavlova Tart with Lime Sauce. And Darkest Chocolate Mousse Tart.
All this, plus a section on cook's tools and equipment for tart making, ranging from the best rolling pins to inspired gadgets like the pastry lattice roller. Maxime also includes her own favorite baking tools and shares her special cook's tips.
So, if you're a novice tart maker, this book will make you into an expert. If you're an expert aires It will give you plenty of new ideas and act as a constant source of reference.
Condition: Good condition.