Nancy Silverton s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery

Like my bread, these are pastries you want to eat every day.”—from the Introduction When celebrated pastry chef and baker Nancy Silverton decided to add sweets to the La Brea Bakery’s shelves of artisanal breads, she knew that they ...

Nancy Silverton s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery

Nancy Silverton s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery

“The pastries we make are deliciously simple and rustic and never too sweet. Woven into many of them are my favorite flavors: butter, cinnamon, nuts, and fruit. They’re familiar, uncomplicated, and satisfying. One taste and you’re instantly comforted. Inspired by a sweet memory from childhood, a European classic, or a time-honored bakeshop standard, they are flavors you never tire of. Like my bread, these are pastries you want to eat every day.”—from the Introduction When celebrated pastry chef and baker Nancy Silverton decided to add sweets to the La Brea Bakery’s shelves of artisanal breads, she knew that they couldn't be just any sweets. Instead of baking fastidious and overelaborate desserts, she creates deliciously simple, rustic pastries, full of texture and flavor, that complement perfectly her hearty, country-style breads and have people lining up morning after morning. Now, in Pastries from the La Brea Bakery, Silverton shares her passion and expertise in more than 150 recipes of her most scrumptious favorites—virtually every pastry in the La Brea Bakery’s impressive repertoire. Silverton distills years of experimentation and innovation into simple and accessible directions. Many of her recipes are surprisingly quick and easy—not to mention incredibly tasty—like her crisps, cobblers, and crumbles, and her ever-popular scones, which run the gamut from Chocolate-Walnut to Ginger to Mushroom-Onion. Her muffins are moist and distinctive, from the healthful Bran to the rich Crotin de Chocolat. She offers an array of quickbreads and quickcakes for all tastes (including Madeleines, Canellés, and Cranberry-Almond Tea Bread), and her tarts bring out the best qualities of the finest ingredients, from the intense, fresh fruit of her Cherry Bundles to her elegant Triple Almond Tart. Beautiful cookies, such as Almond Sunflowers, Nun’s Breasts, and Swedish Ginger Wafers, are centerpiece desserts on their own. Silverton also deftly teaches the delicate art of confections—here you'll find Almond Bark, English Toffee, and Lollipops—and demystifies the sometimes intimidating technique of doughnut making. The crowning touch is her detailed section on Morning Pastries, where she guides us to mastery of the classic doughs: the quick and rich bobka, the fine-textured traditional brioche, the famous and flexible croissant, and the pièce de résistance: puff pastry. An important book from a baking and pastry icon, Pastries from the La Brea Bakery, like Nancy Silverton’s acclaimed Breads from the La Brea Bakery, is a bible of the craft for bakers everywhere.

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Nancy Silverton's Pastries from the La Brea Bakery
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Nancy Silverton
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-07 - Publisher: Villard

“The pastries we make are deliciously simple and rustic and never too sweet. Woven into many of them are my favorite flavors: butter, cinnamon, nuts, and fruit. They’re familiar, uncomplicated, and satisfying. One taste and you’re instantly comforted. Inspired by a sweet memory from childhood, a European classic, or a
Nancy Silverton's Breads from the La Brea Bakery
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Nancy Silverton, Laurie Ochoa
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher:

Describes how to make and maintain sourdough starter and shares recipes for a wide variety of breads made from this base
Cooking from Your Pantry
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Nancy Silverton, Carolynn Carreno
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-05 - Publisher: Knopf

Looking for quick and easy recipes when you’re not supposed to—or don’t want to—leave your house? Enter Nancy Silverton, the James Beard Award–winning chef profiled on Netflix’s Chef’s Table. One of the most revered restaurant chefs in the country, Nancy turns her attention here to quick and easy recipes that
The Mozza Cookbook
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Nancy Silverton, Matt Molina, Carolynn Carreno
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-27 - Publisher: Knopf

Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef: the top chef in the country A traditional Italian meal is one of the most comforting—and delicious—things that anyone can enjoy. Award-winning chef Nancy Silverton has elevated that experience to a whole new level at her Los Angeles restaurants Osteria
Mozza at Home
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Nancy Silverton, Carolynn Carreno
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-25 - Publisher: Knopf

As an award-winning chef and the owner of six busy restaurants across two continents, Nancy Silverton was so consumed by her life in the professional kitchen that for years she almost never cooked at home. With her intense focus on the business of cooking, Nancy had forgotten what made her

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