every on occasion, a cookbook comes alongside that right away says "classic." this is one of them. Acclaimed pastry chef Elisabeth Prueitt and master baker Chad Robertson share no longer simplest their terrifi recipes, knowknowledge also the secrets and understanding that rework a scrumptious home made treat into a splendid one. it's no surprise there are traces out the door of Elisabeth and Chad's acclaimed Tartine Bakery. it's been written up in every magazine really worth its sugar and spice. here their bakers' art is converted into smooth-to-follow recipes for the home kitchen. The best element tough approximately this cookbook is deciding which recipe to try first: wet Brioche Bread Pudding; luscious Banana Cream Pie; the sweet-tart perfection of Apple Crisp. And the cakes! Billowing chiffon desserts. Creamy Bavarians bursting with seasonal end result. A luxe devil's meals Cake. Lemon Pound Cake, Pumpkin Tea Cake. in conjunction with the goodies, cakes, and confections come savory treats, which includes terrifically simple Wild Mushroom Tart and Cheddar Cheese Crackers. there may be a bit something here for breakfast, lunch, tea, supper, hors d'oeuvresand, of route, an entire lot for dessert! practical advice comes inside the shape of accessible Kitchen Notes. those "know-hows" and "whys" deliver the authors' know-how, whether it is the important thing to the creamiest quiche (you will be surprised), the most green way to core an apple, or pointers for making sure a flaky crust. top it off with gorgeous pics all through and you've got an utterly clean, inspiring, and priceless cookbook.