Bouchon Bakery

Thomas Keller (Author) Sebastien Rouxel (Author)
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Description

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Food Photography & Styling (2013)

Baked goods that are marvels of ingenuity and simplicity from the famed Bouchon Bakery

The tastes of childhood have always been a touchstone for Thomas Keller, and in this dazzling amalgam of American and French baked goods, you'll find recipes for the beloved TKOs and Oh Ohs (Keller's takes on Oreos and Hostess's Ho Hos) and all the French classics he fell in love with as a young chef apprenticing in Paris: the baguettes, the macarons, the mille-feuilles, the tartes aux fruits.

Co-author Sebastien Rouxel, executive pastry chef for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, has spent years refining techniques through trial and error, and every page offers a new lesson: a trick that assures uniformity, a subtlety that makes for a professional finish, a flash of brilliance that heightens flavor and enhances texture. The deft twists, perfectly written recipes, and dazzling photographs make perfection inevitable.

Product Details

Price
$60.00  $55.20
Publisher
Artisan Publishers
Publish Date
October 23, 2012
Pages
400
Dimensions
11.3 X 1.4 X 11.3 inches | 5.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781579654351
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About the Author

Thomas Keller is the author of The French Laundry Cookbook, Bouchon, Under Pressure, Ad Hoc at Home, and Bouchon Bakery. He is the first and only American chef to have two Michelin Guide three-star-rated restaurants, The French Laundry and per se, both of which continue to rank among the best restaurants in America and the world. In 2011 he was designated a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor, the first American male chef to be so honored. In 2017, as part of the Ment'or BKB Foundation--established with chefs Jérôme Bocuse and Daniel Boulud--Keller led Team USA to win the Bocuse d'Or competition in Lyon, France, for the first time ever.
Sebastien Rouxel, co-author with Thomas Keller of Bouchon Bakery, oversees all aspects of the pastry department for Bouchon Bakery, The French Laundry, and per se. In 2005, he was named a Rising Star by StarChefs magazine. In 2006 and again in 2008, Pastry Art & Design magazine declared him one of the Top Ten Best Pastry Chefs in America.

Reviews

"The glossy, big format lends itself well to foodies of all types who will relish the many pages of resourceful information and reliable recipes. . . . Readers really won't need to venture beyond these pages for much else." --Booklist


"With a quirky modern design and sweetly personal anecdotes, Keller's newest tome demystifies the confections, breads, and other treats from his renowned bakeries. For everyone who's dreamed of making desserts that look like they came out of a pastry kitchen, Keller's guidance is icing on the cake." --Bon Appetit

--Eater

"Behold the big shiny restaurant cookbook of 2012 . . . . Bouchon Bakery promises to charming in the same way Ad Hoc at Home was." --Eater

--Food & Wine

"Groundbreaking. . . . Both the recipes and tips make cooking at the most sophisticated level approachable for the home cook." --Food & Wine

--Publishers Weekly

"The knockout new pastry testament . . . . Every strain of dough is rolled out in clear, meticulous Kellerian detail." --Wall Street Journal

--Entertainment Weekly

"When Marie Antoinette said, 'Let them eat cake, ' she couldn't have dreamed of pastries as tasty as the ones in Thomas Keller's kitchen." --Entertainment Weekly

--Library Journal

"As impressive as it is exacting, this gorgeous book is a master class in professional pastry. Highly recommended." --Library Journal (starred review)

--LA Weekly

"Stunning. . . . Surprisingly approachable." --LA Weekly

--Louisville Courier Journal

"This book instilled me with enough confidence to actually achieve picture-worthy results. . . . Oh, and please resist cutting out the pictures and eating them. Fun and informative for the beginner, and full of helpful techniques for the old hand." --Louisville Courier Journal

--Buffalo News

"A master's class in baking, preserved between covers." --Buffalo News

--Booklist

"Beautifully displayed, the clear and precise recipes are a breeze to follow. . . . A must-have for cooks who want to take baking to the next level." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

--Wall Street Journal