This book shows you the easy way to make classic French pastries with no fuss.
By the author of the bestselling 'Mad About Macarons' and a busy mother herself, Jill's expertise shows you time saving, easy ways to make eclairs, tartlets, millefeuilles, and macarons.
Share in Jill's enthusiasm and skills learned from the French over her 22 years in Paris to help you master patisserie easily at home.
With 50 typical teatime recipes, enjoy tips, stories and a walks section that shows where to taste many of the best pastries in Paris.Lavishly photographed, Jill starts with simple and mouthwatering French teacakes, hot chocolate, crepes and ice cream then continues with clear step-by-step instructions for each chapter: choux (eclair) pastry; tartlets; millefeuilles; and gluten-free macarons.
The final chapter culminates in a French tea party, mixing and matching the recipes to produce temptations such as Chocolate-Earl Grey Tartlets with Orange-Liqueur Crumble Puffs, a Paris-Brest with a twist and a Saint-Honore, plus many more treats that you'll be inspired to create yourself.This book will help the learner baker build confidence.Complete with tea-pairing suggestions, add your own Parisian touch to 4 o'clock teatime in no time.