Will Torrent is a leading pastry chef & chocolate expert
If you've ever dreamed of being able to conjure up the mouthwatering pastries you've enjoyed in a Parisian cake shop but thought it would be too hard, think again! Will Torrent is a rising star in the pastry world and in this, his first book, he aims to take the fear factor out of French patisserie. With step-by-step photography, a no-nonsense approach to the key pastry techniques and more than 60 beautifully illustrated recipes, this bible will become an invaluable source of inspiration and a constant reference for all your favourite French-inspired sweet treats. There are chapters on Basic Techniques, Patisserie, Tarts, Petits Fours, Gateaux & Desserts, and Viennoiserie, and you'll find recipes for mocha eclairs, lemon tart, honey madeleines, brioche and macrons.