Book review: Pastry School by Le Cordon Bleu

Le Cordon Bleu’s Pastry School is a hefty 512-page how-to of all things pastry, detailing everything from the creation of basic shortcrust to beautiful pâtisserie. The book contains 100 step-by-step recipes illustrated by a staggering 1,400 pictures, with some recipes extending over as many as eight pages. Recipe instructions are carefully broken down and accompanied by simple images detailing each stage of preparation and assembly.

from The Caterer