The Art Of French Baking Cook Book - Phaidon Press

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From éclairs to soufflés and macaroons to madeleines, when it comes to desserts, no-one does it better than the French. Beautiful, elegant and delicious, French desserts are easy to create at home, as only a few basic ingredients are needed to make some of the world's renowned cakes and tarts.

The Art of French Baking is the definitive collection of authentic French pastry and dessert recipes. From Tarte Tatin and Hazelnut Petit Fours to Cherry Tartlets and Choux Buns, it contains more than 350 simple recipes that anyone can follow at home. 

  • With more than 350 simple recipes that anyone can follow at home
  • Includes illustrations and photographs, as well as information about basic equipment, techniques and troubleshooting for common baking problems

About the author: Ginette Mathiot (1907–1998), Officier de la Legion d'Honneur, taught three generations how to cook in France and is the ultimate authority on French home cooking. She wrote more than 30 best-selling cookbooks, covering all subjects in French cuisine. Je sais cuisiner was her definitive, most comprehensive work, which brings together recipes for every classic French dish.


  • Hardback
  • English
  • 27cm x 18cm
  • 368 pages
  • 150 colour illustrations

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