SO WHO’S COUNTING
When I turned 60 a little over a year ago, I started noticing and getting seriously annoyed by the self-deprecating and stupid jokes about getting older. A friend (and an accomplished author herself), Erin McHugh, had also turned a milestone age the same year and was having similar thoughts. Together, we compiled this little book of wisdom. We hope you will enjoy and be inspired by it regardless of your age. Older gets younger everyday.
THE FEARLESS BAKER
What could be more satisfying than presenting friends and family with a perfectly crafted homemade dessert, fresh out of the oven? Yet for many, the idea of baking is intimidating; rolling out pie dough or making a cake from scratch is akin to climbing Mount Everest. THE FEARLESS BAKER is a beginner's baking guide written to empower home cooks with spot-on advice and a cache of go-to recipes.
A PASSION FOR ICE CREAM
IACP Cookbook Award Winner. There are many different ways to enjoy ice cream- in a Caramelized Apple and Butter Pecan Ice Cream Sundae; in a Very Berry Sodas or even with your fingers eating a Gingersnap Lemon Ice Cream Sandwich or a slice of S’more Cappuccino-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream cakes. You can use the recipes to make your own ice cream or if short on time make the desserts with store bought ice cream.
A PASSION FOR DESSERTS
These dessert recipes are organized around the seasons of the year. Raspberry Rhubarb Compote with Ice Wine Ice Cream in spring; Raspberry Honey Crème Fraiche Tartlets in summer, Roasted Streusel Pears and Macaroon Pineapple Napoleons in winter all highlight seasonal produce to its finest. But don’t worry there is always room for chocolate during the year with Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake and Milk Chocolate Cheesecake.
CLASSIC STARS DESSERTS
150 of Emily’s recipes from her best-selling cookbooks Stars Desserts and Four-Star Desserts including her favorites- Grandmothers’ Chocolate Cake, Ginger Cookies, and Summer Pudding. All types of desserts are included from puddings, pies, cakes to cookies and compotes. Tips on ingredients and equipment plus expert wine pairings for each recipe make Classic Stars Desserts perfect for any home cook's collection.
Stars has long been a mecca of good eating in the San Francisco Bay area, and one of its major attractions has been its wonderful desserts. Stars' pastry chef Emily Luchetti now offers recipes for 150 of the restaurant's best desserts which are quick, simple, quite easy to make and, of course, delicious. 50 four-color photographs.
A world-renowned pastry chef offers 150 creative interpretations of classic desserts from around the world, including Mocha Baked Alaska, Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake, Macadamia Nut Biscotti, and Coffee Toffee.