Fruit curds are a decadent alternative to jam. They are popular as a spread and as a baking ingredient. Fruit Curds: Make and Bake is the fourth multi-touch ebook by Vivien Lloyd. It leads the reader through the simple process of making and baking with traditional fruit curds using reliable recipes. Beautiful, illustrated recipes will entice the reader to make and bake with luscious curds.
There are detailed explanations of each stage of the curd-making process, from the preparation to how to fill and seal the jars, illustrated with galleries of colour photographs and embedded video. It has tried-and-tested recipes for both the novice and the experienced cook.
A Define, Highlight, Note and Search facility allows the reader to obtain definitions, explore further information online and set up a personal notebook. All the equipment needed for making and baking with curds is described, with direct links to suppliers’ websites, in US, UK and Australia.
A section on competitions provides anyone planning to enter a curd competition with that crucial edge, as Vivien offers advice on preparing for the competition, divulges the key elements that judges are looking for and reveals the common faults in unsuccessful entries.