A trifle layered with ripe summer raspberries, frothy whipped cream, and sponge cake. Tender gingered apricots baked with a crisp almond topping. Sweet, juicy blackberries concealed inside a flaky pastry turnover. Whether stewed with spices or simply dusted with powdered sugar as the topping for a tart, almost every kind of fruit can be transformed into a delectable dessert.
Williams-Sonoma Collection Fruit Dessert offers more than 40 favourite recipes, from homey pies and cobblers to elegant tarts and sorbets. For the perfect end to a dinner party, serve your guests an exotic coconut cake with fresh mango or home made strawberry ice cream enriched with creme fraiche.
When you are short on time, whip up a batch of easy baked apples or a warm berry compote to serve alongside ice cream or pound cake. And during the holidays, indulge yourself with a home made pumpkin pie or apple crisp.
Full colour photographs and helpful sidebars on key ingredients and techniques accompany each recipe, so you can successfully picture and prepare your dish of choice. An informative basics section at the back of the book offers tips on how to select fruit at its peak of ripeness and perfect your tart dough and pie crust.
Whether you are looking for an impressive dessert or a simple dish that takes just minutes to prepare, you will find no shortage of inspiration in these pages.
Series: Williams Sonoma Collection
Number Of Pages: 119
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Free Press
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 21.6 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.694