•A comprehensive and beautiful reference focusing on French baking, written by award-winning Pastry Chef Philippe Urraca
•Contains step-by-step accessible instructions for the creation of these wonderful pastries
•A book for amateur and professional bakers alike
Every four years since 1924, the best French artisans contend to become Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF), literally the 'Best French Craftsman'. The president of this prestigious and unique competition, Philippe Urraca, selected 130 emblematic recipes that represent the best of French baking: croissants, millefeuilles, financiers, ParisBrest, eclairs, macarons, and more.
Basic recipes and techniques are explained with detailed step-by-step instructions as well as professional tips, making this book a helpful reference for both amateurs and pros.