Looking through the patisserie window, the éclair can make anyone swoon – it is quite simply perfect! With Secrets of Eclairs you can bring this legend of the pastry world home. Discover how simple this cult pastry is to make. This is the complete guide to choux pastry and everything you need to know for a well-risen puff, a guide to fillings, the secret to making the glossiest icing. Learn the ropes with the classics – coffee and chocolate éclairs – then throw yourself into éclairs with more unusual fillings (lime, chestnut, passionfruit...) and icings to die for (salted-butter caramel, mille-feuille style stripes...).
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This book goes through making choux pastry step by simple step. So don't be afraid to start, it makes it very clear. If like me you're an old hand at choux pastry, dont worry. It then takes the basic eclair recipe and invents over 25 delicious variations on the eclair. Beautiful photographs portray beautiful eclairs. Lime, coconut, caramel, some wonderful variations on the plain eclair. It's so much more than just chocolate!
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st November 2012
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 14.0 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1