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ISBN-10: 0061928216

ISBN-13: 9780061928215

Edition: 2010

Authors: Michel Richard, Peter Kaminsky

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From the James Beard Award-winning chef, pastry genius, and author of "Happy in the Kitchen" comes a gorgeous, illustrated dessert primer of 50 classic recipes that will transform the home cook into a confident and competent pastry chef.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/2/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.41" wide x 7.68" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Michel Louis-Marie Richard was born in Pabu, Brittany, France on March 7, 1948. At the age of 14, he signed on as an apprentice with a baker in Reims, France. He fulfilled his military obligation by serving as a cook in the Army and then found work at a pastry shop in Paris. In 1974, he was hired by Gaston Len�tre to open the Ch�teau France in New York City. It failed after three years, but Richard decided to stay in the United States. In 1977 he opened a pastry shop in Los Angeles, where he began experimenting with savory dishes on the side as he expanded the menu. In 1987, he opened Citrus, which offered a French interpretation of the local Californian cuisine in Los Angeles. The…    

He has written extensively about food & travel. He is a food critic for New York Magazine & write for Food & wine, as well as the Outdoors Column in The New York Times.