"Against all rational prediction, "Desserts by Pierre Herme"...manages to translate the work of France's most celebrated pastry chef onto the printed page and make it accessible to home cooks of only average ability."
From the Publisher
Elegant desserts made easy, from the pastry chef at Laduree, Paris's oldest tea salon--the only pastry chef to be decorated as a Chevalier of Arts and Letters.
In his first cookbook to be published in English, France's premier pastry chef reveals the secrets of his magnificent desserts. 30 line illustrations. 43 color photos.
Editors Note 2
Pierre Herme is acknowledged to be the greatest pastry chef in France & at long last he divulges his recipes for more than one hundred divinely delicious & stunning desserts, many surprisingly easy to prepare.