Author(s): Claes Karlsson
Cookbook author and professional pastry chef Claes Karlsson has gathered together delicious recipes for his very best cakes, pastries, cookies, and puddings. All of these treats are equally well-suited for a fancy party or rounding off a simple coffee break. Ranging from the divinely simple to the stunningly sophisticated, the sweets in The Big Book of Desserts and Pastries will become your go-to recipes for every occasion! Some of the delectable treats you'll master include: Vanilla Panna Cotta with Raspberry Syrup; Cinnamon Waffles with Apple Cream; Chocolate Mousse with Caramel and Almonds; Vanilla Cakes with Lemon Curd; Coffee Cheesecake; Mixed Berry and Vanilla Crumble; and, Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. There is also an entire chapter devoted to basic recipes, like frostings, sauces, and edible decorations, so you can begin to experiment with different combinations and create your own amazing desserts! Beautiful full-color photographs illustrate the recipes, inspiring you to take your baking skills to new heights. Guided by the knowledge and techniques of this master pastry chef, you will find these recipes a joy to make and a delight to consume.
A delicious range of gourmet treats you can make in your own kitchen!
Claes Karlsson is a professional pastry chef and cookbook author and has previously been the head pastry chef at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. He lives in Sweden.Pepe Nilsson is a food photographer. His work has won recognition at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. He lives in Sweden.