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The Art of French Pastry by Jacquy Pfeiffer

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Pros: Detailed, accurate, tested, metric weight measurements, practical

Cons: Needs a few more chocolate recipes

This is a great book written by a very passionate pastry chef. In many ways, a home cook might never need anything more. There are recipes for all seasons and Jacquay covers the details completely. If you've never made puff pastry or croissant dough, he walks you through every step, tells you what to look for, and what not to do. There are so many poorly written pastry books that its almost a...
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Great intro to macarons, but definitely for an amateur
Great intro to macarons, but definitely for an amateur
Delicious Baked Goods from a Small Philadelphia Bakery
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