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THE FEARLESS BAKER

MAY 2011 HARDCOVER

The Fearless Baker: Scrumptious Cakes, Pies, Cobblers, Cookies, and Quick Breads that You Can Make to Impress Your Friends and Yourself
Emily Luchetti and Lisa Weiss
978-0-316-07428-5; $29.99

A vibrantly illustrated beginner’s baking guide offering expert instruction from James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Emily Luchetti.

What could be more satisfying than presenting friends and family with a perfectly crafted homemade dessert, fresh out of the oven? Yet for many, the idea of baking is intimidating; rolling out pie dough or making a cake from scratch is akin to climbing Mount Everest. THE FEARLESS BAKER is a beginner’s baking guide written to empower home cooks with spot-on advice and a cache of go-to recipes. Renowned pastry chef Emily Luchetti conducted training sessions with real-life novice bakers to discover their most common pitfalls and troubleshoots throughout the book with time-tested techniques. Charming color illustrations and photographs of real-life beginning bakers in action complete the instruction, turning even the most tentative baker into a fearless one.

Tour: Author events in San Francisco

About the author: Emily Luchetti is executive pastry chef at Farallon and Waterbar Restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. She lives in Sausalito, California.

Publicity Contact: Sabrina Callahan, sabrina.callahan@hbgusa.com

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