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Tartine Reviews


I love This Book


Pros: Great recipes-fantastic results

Cons: Not all recipes for beginners

Although I've heard this book is not for beginners, I started small and have had great success with the tea loaves I have made.  I brought the banana bread from this book to a party.  Everyone was asking who made the bread.  They thought it tasted like banana creme. The recipes include toppings-something I have not seen on other quick bread recipes. I think that might cause the breads not to dome but they really are delicious and seem to be made by someone with a lot more experience than I

Amazing bakery, amazing cookbook


Pros: Great photography and writing, delcious recipes

Cons: The photos alone make you hungry but you can't eat the cookbook

I first fell in with Tartine in its bakery form.  Conveniently enough, the bakery is located about half a block away from my brother's old apartment.  When he was living there, he would always bring treats from Tartine for family dinners...lemon creme tarts, chocolate pudding, lemon meringue cake, passion fruit lime bavarian, and their gorgeous breads.  Oh!  And how could I forget...their croissants.  Mmm, just writing it out makes my mouth water.  Needless to say, it's absolutely delicious.  One day, while I was standing in a 20+ person deep line waiting to make my way into the bakery, two gals got in line behind me.  They had never been to Tartine before and of course were wondering if...
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