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Recipes From Perfect Patisserie

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Masterchef's Dr. Tim Kinnaird shares tips for making French pastry desserts at home.

Dr. Tim Kinnaird is a doctor turned French pastry chef and competitor on the Brit version of Masterchef. In his new cookbook, Perfect Patesserie: Mastering Macarons, Madeleines and More (2013, Firefly Books Ltd.), he caters to the ambitious home baker and outlines exactly how to create complex French delicacies at home. The book includes helpful tips and illustrated sections of common pastry-making pitfalls. Kinnaird's advice to readers: perfect a recipe before moving on to something more challenging, so experiment with Basic Choux Pastry before the more demanding Apple Crumble and Custard Caramel Eclairs.

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Keiko Oikawa

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