"The steps are simple, the results are stunning!"- Reader's Digest
"Everybody needs a primer...Adorable!"- The Wall Street Journal
"Mathiot's best chapter is "Gâteaux," where she proffers varieties of nut cakes, spice cakes, chocolate cakes, and even the dreaded fruitcake, whose reputation she may singlehandedly redeem. A solid primer for those looking to indulge in homemade classical pastries, this book will inspire would-be bakers to new heights."- Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Ginette Mathiot (1907-1998), Officier de la Legion d'Honneur
, taught three generations how to cook in France and is the ultimate authority on French home cooking. She wrote more than 30 best-selling cookbooks, covering all subjects in French cuisine, including I Know How to Cook
Clotilde Dusoulier write the popular blog chocolateandzucchini.com, from her Paris apartment.