Dessert FourPlay: Sweet Quartets from a Four-Star Pastry Chef
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Dessert FourPlay: Sweet Quartets from a Four-Star Pastry Chef

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Consider the strawberry: its familiar flavor and texture; its fresh, sweet smell. Now imagine the same fruit distilled and carbonated for a refreshing soda, slow-roasted for a reinvented strawberry shortcake, made into a creamy strawberry ice cream and a chewy strawberry leather, and combined with coconut cream and crisp chocolate pastry. Alone, each dessert is a taste of...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 30th 2008 by Clarkson Potter
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I love this for the plating and fancy stuff - exactly what Dave HATES. This is something that I will recreate at home, but not with the fancy plating - I think I pulled at least 20 recipes to try. I'm super intrigued by using invert sugar to make ice cream.
Johnny rocks the pastry scene with an intro to molecular gastronomy in the pastry world. I've been waiting for the sequel for way too long!
Chef Johnny Iuzzini is a genius. What Johnny does with food is what Val Emmich does with music.
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