MAIDA HEATTER'S NEW BOOK OF GREAT DESSERTS by Maida Heatter

MAIDA HEATTER'S NEW BOOK OF GREAT DESSERTS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

From Paris-Brest, classic and French and extra-festive, through Honey Yam Pie, Creole and custardy, to a frozen Floating Island with strawberries, these are temptations to conjure with: some, richer and more elaborate than in earlier Heatter collections; many, on the new, light side--fruit tarts, mousses, sorbets, home-churned ice creams and ices. And a few--Chocolate Pepper Pretzels, Corn Melba--are downright adventurous. As usual, Heatter introduces each with a few enticing words on its origin (many come from restaurants around the country that readers will recognize); as always, she provides precise instructions--from how to avert disaster in the oven to how-to-keep. A thoroughly satisfying book for browsers and, selectively, the newest or the best of cooks.

Pub Date: May 1st, 1982
Publisher: Knopf