Make Your Desserts Even Sweeter-With Salt! Expert baker and blogger Heather Baird of Sprinklebakes shows novices and experts alike how to source, select and bake-and-sprinkle delicious treats.
If you've ever dipped pretzels in melted chocolate or sprinkled salt over a juicy melon slice, then you've discovered the magic alchemy in mixing saltiness with sweetness. The recipes in Sea Salt Sweet
take it up a notch, combining these two great tastes in ways you've never imagined. Award-winning blogger and master baker Heather Baird teaches you how to use fine artisan salts - from Maldon Sea Salt and Red Hawaiian Salt, to Himalayan Black and French Grey Salt - to make mouthwatering desserts for any occasion. From sure-to-please classics like Chocolate Chunk Kettle Chip Cookies and Lemon Pie with Soda Cracker Crust, to more exotic choices like Black Sesame Cupcakes with Matcha Buttercream or Smoke & Stout Chocolate Torte, Sea Salt Sweet
offers delectable must-try treats for the salty-sweet lover.
About the Author
Heather Baird is the author of SprinkleBakes: Dessert Recipes to Inspire Your Inner Artist. Her food blog has been twice nominated by Saveur magazine as best baking blog, and her desserts have been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies' Home Journal, BettyCrocker.com, and Etsy. She lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.
[B]aking blogger Baird (Sprinklebakes) provides a guide to salt textures (coarse, fine grain, flake), a glossary, and a list of online suppliers [and] organizes her recipes by amount of salt; bakers who prefer just a pinch can try treats such as butterscotch budino tiramisu and caramel buttermilk tart with cornmeal crust, while serious salt lovers may turn to the more aggressively seasoned smoke and stout chocolate torte and candied Kalamata olives. Bakers who like desserts with a savory twist will enjoy this cookbook, along with Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin's Ovenly.
"Illustrated with sumptuous color photography... a treasury of unforgettably tasty delights!"
--The Cookbook Shelf, Midwest Book Reviews