Author(s): Beatrice Ojakangas
James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame author Beatrice Ojakangas brings all her talents to bear in hew newest book, Petite Sweets. A shot glass of velvety chocolate mousse, a tiny key lime pie, two-bite whoopie pies, and ginger carrot cakelets are just some examples of the 55 miniature desserts Beatrice shows the home cook how to create. An introductory chapter covers the basics of downsizing dessert recipes, as well as information on where to find the baking and serving dishes used in the recipes.
"Beatrice Ojakangas, who has written about half the cookbooks that are currently on the market, has turned her attention to more than 50 desserts that can be produced in one, two, or three-bite servings. The recipes are clustered in several categorieslittle cakes; little pies and tarts; fruit and berry desserts; mousses and chilled desserts; creams, custards, and frozen desserts; and pastries and sweets." -- O'Chef "O'Chef"