Claire Clark is the executive pastry chef at The French Laundry, the renowned Napa Valley restaurant.
Thomas Keller is the celebrated chef, writer and restaurateur behind The French Laundry and the author of the award-winning The French Laundry Cookbook.
And also this book is just beautiful - with modern pictures and nice colours.
Anyone who can bake, cook and meringue their way through the entirety of this book will find themselves in possession of a wealth of invaluable know-how.
Claire Clark is a natural and unfussy, Thomas Keller is very wise offering her a position at the French laundry.
Claire Clark is a genius, plain and simple, great desserts awesome ideas and technically was an amazing book for a Pastry studentPublished 21 months ago by Drew98
Just the wine and chocolate cake that embellish the book cover is reason enough to buy this gorgeous book. Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by Carmen Adorno
Claire Clark was living in the U.K. and dazzling the British crowds with her amazing pastry talents until she was lured by Thomas Keller to come and work at his own restaurant in... Read morePublished on July 8, 2011 by Toni
I was wondering if anyone could answer this question? The amounts of baking powder for the scones (page 54) and the carrot cake (page 34) call for 1 3/4 oz and 1 oz baking powder... Read morePublished on December 7, 2009 by Texas
In this book, Clark gives us a taste of her favorite pastry recipes from her 25 years of experience as a pastry chef. Read morePublished on July 8, 2009 by Mark Manguerra
I am a very good home cook and baker, but this is a book for a professional chef. I showed it to several other "good home cooks and bakers" and they all thought that it would be... Read morePublished on August 17, 2008 by foodiefuddie
100 Perfect Desserts? No, more like some cookies, some British stuff, and two or three new ideas. I'm sure Ms. Read morePublished on April 5, 2008 by pastry girl
This book presents formal, restaurant style desserts. Most of the desserts are ones I have in other cookbooks, with slight variations. Read morePublished on March 7, 2008 by PLF
Im an avid baker and so far I have tried the carrot cupcakes ,brownies , scones ,and short bread cookies and everything turned out fantastic and got a lot of compliments. Read morePublished on March 3, 2008 by Armansmom