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Stars Desserts

Emily Luchetti

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ISBN 10: 0060166886 / ISBN 13: 9780060166885
Published by Harpercollins, New York, 1993
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Oversized Green buckram with gilt lettering and embossed title. Appears unread. Text is clean and white, no marks. Profusely illustrated with more than fifty-four luscious full-color photographs. "More than 150 reinterpretations of classic desserts, with recipes that strike the ideal balance between flavor and visual appeal. Among the quick and delicious recipes are those for custards, puddings and trifles, including unexpected variations like Hazelnut Crème Caramel and a Pear Cornmeal Bread Pudding. Hot desserts offer a new look at old favorites, in forms like Orange Poppyseed or Plum Soufflés. Fruits are featured prominently, in dishes like Poached Pears with Walnut Cream or Pear Charlotte. Ice creams come in unexpected flavors like Pumpkin or Ginger, while cakes such as Plum Cardamom Cake or Gingerbread with Warm Apples are simple yet rich." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory # M51514

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Title: Stars Desserts

Publisher: Harpercollins, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing

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Features 150 dessert recipes from the popular San Francisco restaurant, including cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, ice creams, and puddings

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Luchetti is the talented pastry chef of Stars, Jeremiah Tower's celebrated restaurant in San Francisco. She emphasizes flavor above all, with a fondness for reinterpreting American and European classic desserts--Hazelnut Creme Caramel, Pumpkin Steamed Pudding, Pistachio Pithiviers. Her creations are homey though certainly not unsophisticated, her presentations inviting rather than artsy. Recipe instructions are explicit, and many desserts are quite simple to prepare. Highly recommended.
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