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This “sophisticated collection of 100 cookie recipes” from the legendary pastry chef will take you “well beyond the basic chocolate chip cookie” (Publishers Weekly).
For three generations, François Payard’s family has been pleasing palates with mouth-watering pastries and confectionaries. Now, the renowned chef shares his favorite recipes for one of the most beloved desserts in the world: cookies.
Filled with family recipes, elegant showstoppers, and French classics, this comprehensive tome presents a wealth of sweet delights guaranteed to enhance any celebration or occasion. From the simplest butter cookies to cake-like financiers, delicate tuiles, jammy linzer tortes, and picture-perfect macarons, these recipes are flawless enough for any classically trained chef and easy enough for any home cook. Whether you’re looking to make a one-of-a-kind homemade gift or whipping up a treat to enjoy on the spot with coffee or tea, Payard Cookies will turn your kitchen into a delectable French patisserie.
This sophisticated collection of 100 cookie recipes by Payard, a third-generation pastry chef, gives home bakers a guide to making sweet treats that are sure to impress. Standouts include diamants, vanilla-flavored cookies rolled in sugar to sparkle; a selection of airy tuiles, including almond, coconut, and cocoa nib; and fig purses, an Italian pastry pocket filled with jam. A chapter featuring minis madelines, fruitcakes, and cannel s, to name a few will elevate any cookie platter and garner attention. Holidays get their due with Payard's Calendar of Cookies, leading readers through the year with royal iced sugar cookies such as New Year's Eve crowns, to Father's Day shirts, Halloween pumpkins and ghosts, and finally menorahs and snowmen. The Nutty, Spiced, & Fruity Cookies chapter takes center stage with the elegant, dessert-worthy pyramid-shaped coconut rochers, hazelnut-pistachio slices, and fanned, nut-studded almond gomm s. Full-page color photos and an understated design make this a counter-worthy title. For those willing to get their hands dusty with flour and invest in some quality baking time, this cookbook will take them well beyond the basic chocolate chip cookie.