This book helps you discover how easy it can be making your own eclairs at home with this complete guide to choux pastry, "Secrets of Eclairs". This beautiful collection has everything you need to know for a well-risen puff, assorted fillings and the secret to making the glossiest icing. You can learn the ropes with the classics - coffee and chocolate eclairs - then throw yourself into eclairs with more unusual fillings like lime, chestnut and passionfruit and icings to die for including salted-butter caramel and mille-feuille style stripes. The perfect gift for a keen baker or patisserie aficionado, "Secrets of Eclairs" lets you bring these perfect little pastries into your very own home kitchen. Key points: the definitive guide to eclairs; extensive information on ingredients and equipment required for an array of dazzling finishing touches; and the perfect gift for a keen baker or patisserie aficionado who would like to bring this cult pastry home.
After studying law and journalism, Marianne Magnier-Moreno completed a professional certificate in cookery. She then worked in restaurants in Paris and New York before devoting herself to cookbook writing. Other cookbook titles by Magnier-Moreno include include Les Basiques orientaux; Tajines et couscous; La Patisserie (winner of prize for Best Dessert Book, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, 2007) and Eclairs maison.