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A beautiful book for the pastry artist, with clever tricks and insider tips to turn your cookie baking into a work of edible art.
158 pages, hardcover, 7.5" x 9.25".
Number of Pages: 168
Vendor: Storey Publishing
|Dimensions: 9.0 X 7.5 (inches)|
Valerie Peterson is the co-author of Cookie Craft and Cookie Craft Christmas, and the author of Petersons Happy Hour and Petersons Holiday Helper. Prior to her full-time writing career, she worked for various publishers including Random House and John Wiley. She lives in Manhattan, New York.
Janice Fryer is co-author of Cookie Craft and Cookie Craft Christmas. She is a Pastry Arts graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, and lives in New York.
Wow. This book might even stop Martha Stewart in her tracks. The cookies are gorgeous and the level of detail is stunning. Instructions include drying time of icing, how to keep metal cookie cutters rust-free, a half-dozen Royal Icing recipes, color palette formulas, plus pages of templates. If cookies are your thing, this book is your lifeline.Minneapolis Star-Tribune
If you've longed to make those perfectly iced cookies you see in bakeries and magazines, there's a new book that will get you from dough to done with minimal hassle
[A]nyone who wants to make beautiful cookies will find [Cookie Craft] jammed with ideas and advice.
J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press
A must-have for this particularly driven subset of the baking crowd, by New Yorkers who write about food and have mastered pastry arts. The authors take an A-to-Z approach in planning, creating, storing and shipping decorated cookies.
Word to the wise: Thumb through Cookie Craft after eating. Otherwise, the pages packed with sugary confections will turn you into an insatiable cubicle cookie monster. Those who like to get their hands doughy, regardless of skill level, can find a manageable project here.
"[The] cookies in this book whet the readers appetite . . . its tone is one of a helpful friend rather than stern directives."