Chez Panisse Desserts: A Cookbook (Paperback)
Lindsey Shere, pastry chef at Chez Panisse since 1971, shares recipes for basic pastries, cookies, cakes, and creams grouped around their dominant ingredient--from apples and berries to dried fruits, chocolate, wine, and spirits. The subtle, surprising results complement seasonal menus.
Lindsey R. Shere is a retired pastry chef living in Sonoma County. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, after studying French language, literature, and political history. In 1971 she and Alice Waters collaborated to open the restaurant Chez Panisse, where she worked as a celebrated pastry chef until her retirement in 1998. Shere was named Pastry Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation in 1993.