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With Plating for Gold, you can re-create these stunning masterpieces in your own kitchen—whether you're a professional, an aspiring pastry chef, or a dedicated home baker. Pastry chef Tish Boyle presents a collection of the best plated dessert recipes from the first decade of this prestigious championship along with step-by-step guidance, helpful line drawings to illustrate plating techniques, and gorgeous full-color photographs of the finished masterpieces.
You'll find one-of-a-kind recipes created by renowned pastry chefs like Ewald Notter, Jacquy Pfeiffer, and Sébastien Canonne, as well as professional insight and advice on building flavor and plating for perfection. Recipes include delightful creations such as Team Schoenbeck's Fracheur de Cavaillon, an innovative combination including poached tomato and ice wine granité; Team Lhuillier's intricate Coconut Cream with Strawberry Confit and Fromage Blanc Ice Cream, featuring bright flavors and delicate filled honey tuiles; and Team China's offering of Litchi Cream with Red Fruit Compote, with unexpected floral undertones highlighting its exotic flavor profile.
While you experiment with these amazing recipes, you'll master fundamental elements of the pastry chef's art, from cakes, sorbets, and mousses to sauces, syrups, and tuiles. The book also includes practical guides to flavor pairing, essential kitchen equipment, and choosing the best ingredients, as well as expert advice on creating beautifully composed plates. Meanwhile, candid pho-tographs of pastry chefs in action give you a behind-the-scenes look at competition at the highest level.
Whether you aspire to compete with the best at next year's championships or simply want to amaze and delight guests at your next big dinner party, Plating for Gold is the absolute gold standard in dessert cookbooks.
Great pictures, good book for professinnals, foodies might get lost at some pointPublished 3 days ago by BRuno Elsier
Great book for professionally written recipes from reliable sources -
If you're a new or young pastry chef - this books is indispensable. Read more
Good concept its a good one with good recipes .. After perusing it, I did make a couple of the items featured in it and consulted the recipes too.Published 3 months ago by Wail Al hunaidi
It's a gd book but the reason why I gave it a 3 star is because I order a new book and the book I got was ripped and dirty that looked like a used book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by jess
I bought this book for the idea of flavor combination and plate decoration. I like the sketch plate desserts and the nice pictures. Read morePublished 6 months ago by appletalk
If you are a professional and are looking for some new fresh idea this is not gonna be a very useful book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by cp
The title is misleading. The plating isn't really that golden, although the recipes of the components are. Good job on the recipes, not so much on the plating. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Conan Balaoing