Pies That Inspire: 50 Recipes for Creative and Modern Flavor Combinations (Paperback)

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Pies That Inspire: 50 Recipes for Creative and Modern Flavor Combinations (Paperback)


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Perfect pie-making with a twist—modern takes on sweet and savory classics

There's no better way to sweeten your day than with a heavenly slice of homemade pie. This pie cookbook modernizes tried-and-true flavors, with inventive recipes that help you make mouthwatering masterpieces.

Inside this pie cookbook, you'll find everything you need to bake up delightfully imaginative pies: tools of the trade, rolling and decorating techniques, and fundamental ingredients. Explore a refresher on handling dough and blind baking, and avoid pie-making pitfalls with troubleshooting tips. This pie cookbook will get you rolling with recipes for flaky, foolproof crusts. Then, try your hand at deliciously innovative pies such as Maple-Apple Pie with Bacon Streusel, Chocolate and Potato Chip Pie, and Beer Cheese Hand Pie.

This creative pie cookbook includes:
  • Easy as pie—Master the basics with a rundown of how to prep your kitchen, including the equipment and pantry essentials you'll need (no specialty ingredients required).
  • Toppings and flavor tips—This pie cookbook will help elevate your pies with embellishments like lattice weaving and cutouts, plus tips on complementing flavors so you can create your own imaginative pies.
  • Modernized classics—Enjoy 80 showstopping sweet and savory pies, such as Rhubarb and Chamomile Custard Pie and Mushroom, Leek, and Kale Pot Pie!

This pie cookbook will help you create tasty works of art.
SAURA KLINE is a professional pastry chef, dessert blogger, and cookbook author. She is currently the executive pastry chef for the Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group, where she creates menus and pastries. Saura is the author of Easy as Pie and shares her favorite recipes on SweetSaura.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647399931
ISBN-10: 1647399939
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2020
Pages: 154
Language: English
Pies That Inspire does just that! I couldn't decide what to bake first! Saura thoughtfully lays out the basics of pie making to help ensure you will make a perfect pie while providing new and interesting variations on classic flavor combinations that will astound you and take your pies to the next level.” —Jaime Davis Schick, Pastry Chef, Consultant, Instructor, vanillabeanchef.com

“Pies get an innovative upgrade in this stellar second book by Chef Saura Kline as she takes us on a guided journey to demystify and reimagine the art of the pie. Passionate and detail-oriented, Saura arms both novice and veteran bakers with a foundation of tried and true techniques and a deep well of unique recipes to explore. Her excitement and creativity are absolutely contagious, and you’ll feel encouraged to riff right alongside her.” —Hana Quon, Pastry Chef at Café Madeleine, Boston, MA

Pies That Inspire is proof that pies are not just for grandma anymore! Chef Saura’s recipes are fun and whimsical, yet still approachable to the home cook. She takes nostalgic classics and gives them a fresh, modern twist, perfect for this new generation of bakers. I can’t wait to try all the recipes in my own kitchen!” —Hannah Hedley, Pastry Chef