Friday, August 2, 2013

The Global Pastry Table

Join Gayle Gonzales of Pastry Studio blog in her latest adventures in pastry with this vibrant and eclectic collection of 94 recipes that incorporate the influences, aromas and flavors of a world connected.  Within the pages of this electronic cookbook, you’ll find the intersection of the old and the new, the familiar and the fresh.  

There are 70 new and previously unpublished recipes for delectable cakes, custards, tarts, cookies, ice cream and other items to enhance your pastry repertoire, such as Rum Cake with Spiced Butter Rum Glaze, Chocolate Walnut FinanciersAmadeus Cookies, Yogurt Cake with Five-Spice Plums, Maple CustardPoppy Seed RugelachTorta Caprese, Brown Sugar Crème Fraiche Ice Cream with Balsamic Syrup and much, much more.  

Whether it’s the satisfaction of chocolate, the mystery of spice, the allure of olive oil or the texture of toasted nuts, you’ll find a sumptuous range of ingredients to enjoy.  Full color photographs illustrate each recipe and there are bench notes to guide and enrich your experience of preparing irresistibly simple morsels to grace your table.  

The iPad version of the book was created with Apple iBooks Author software utilizing Apple multi-touch technology.  The Kindle/Kindle Cloud version was created using Amazon’s file standards.  

They differ in the following way:

iPad: 144 pages (2 pages side-by-side landscape) and 191 images

Kindle: 302 pages (portrait) and 128 images

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Praise for Pastry Studio blog

Saveur Magazine: 50 More Food Blogs You Should Be Reading
"Drop dead gorgeous photography and write ups that transcend her desserts into works of art."

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“I quite enjoy the straightforward elegance of this blog; the bench notes in each entry contribute to the feel that you are reading the notebook of a talented and meticulous artist.”

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“Enticing photos and a straightforward writing style make this blog easy to navigate and enjoy. Every recipe includes bench notes that lead you to conclude you’ve stumbled upon one talented baker.”

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