Dam Good Sweet: Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style New
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Synopsis50 down-home dessert recipes from New Orleans. Don't miss this delicious opportunity to experience the tempting treats of this richly diverse city in a fascinating cookbook that's part travelogue and part memoir. A rich gumbo of authentic Southern sweets. You won't be able to decide which one of these amazing recipes to try first! Finally, the culinary secrets and stories behind the exquisite sweets unique to the heart of Louisiana are revealed. Along with the insights that only a native son -- and a cooking pro -- can provide. Beignets to peanut brittle to bananas Foster! Now you can recreate the to-die-for sweets -- pralines, heavenly hash, and, of course, pecan pie -- that are synonymous with New Orleans. Just a taste of what awaits you: Sweet Potato Tart Tatin, Calas Fried Rice Fritters, Lemon Icebox Pie, Cafe au Lait C�me Br�l�e, The GAP's Fried Apple Pie, Mahatma Rice Pudding, Cane Syrup Ice Cream, Black & Blue Crumble, Red Velvet Cake and more. A lagniappe at its very best! A chapter of this book is devoted to "lagniappes", a Southern term for small unexpected gifts. And it's a fitting way to describe this cookbook -- a gorgeously packaged sampling of New Orleans's sweetest treats!A city rich in food diversity, New Orleans is as much a city of banana cream pie as it is crawfish boil. In DamGoodSweet, pastry chef David Guas and food writer Raquel Pelzel delve into the rich fabric of the home-style sweets of New Orleans and its surrounding area. Through 50 amazing desserts, from traditional beignets, red velvet cake, and pralines to the lesser-known Roman chewing candy and calas fried rice cakes, Guas and Pelzel transport cooks from their home kitchens into the giant dessert gumbo that is New Orleans. Through instructional and anecdotal headnotes, plenty of great tips, and fun stories, DamGoodSweet is completely dedicated to the pastries and desserts of a unique American city.Over a decade ago, Susan Susanka started a home design revolution with a deceptively simple message; build better, not bigger. Now, this updated slipcase set collects the two classic works that have inspired millions of homeowners and professionals. Proposing a new blueprint for the home, the 10th anniversary edition of The Not So Big House stresses quality over quantity to create a floor plan for today's informal lifestyle. Creating the Not So Big House puts those groundbreaking ideas into action, exploring 25 unique homes designed according to Susanka's principles. A wonderful holiday or housewarming gift, this remarkable set can help anyone design a house that emphasises comfort, beauty and a high level of detail - no matter how small it is.
Product Product ID (ePID)72418860
Key DetailsAuthorDavid Guas, Raquel PelzelNumber Of Pages176 pagesFormatHardcoverPublication Press, IncorporatedPublication Year2009
Additional DetailsCopyright Date2009IllustratedYes
DimensionsWeight26.6 OzHeight0.8 In.Width8.4 In.Length9.2 In.
Classification MethodLCCN2009-016363LC Classification NumberTX773.G825 2009Dewey Decimal641.8/6Dewey Edition22
ReviewsIn an ode to his hometown, the pastry chef David Guas, along with the cookbook writer Raquel Pelzel, documents vivid food memories and classic New Orleans recipes in DamGoodSweet: Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style (Taunton, 2009). From loving descriptions of his growing up eating beignets at Caf� du Monde to recipes for a knockout king cake and a grown-up bread pudding drizzled with bourbon-caramel sauce, DamGoodSweet takes us on a culinary journey through the rich landscape of Southern culture. --Saveur