"MEDRICH IS THE ULTIMATE DESSERT EXPERT." -Los Angeles Daily News When foremost dessert chef Alice Medrich turned her attention to cookies, the most basic of desserts, something wonderful happened-an unparalleled collection of quick and easy ...
recipes for the most deliciously dainty and divinely decadent cookies and brownies you'll ever taste.
Her name has become synonymous with rich, elegant, mouthwatering chocolate desserts. Now the award-winning dessert maven who's been dubbed America's "First Lady of Chocolate" by Entrepreneur magazine gives cookie lovers everywhere an irresistible treat: a world-class cookbook packed with more than fifty of Alice Medrich's favorite foolproof and gloriously unfussy recipes for such sweet sensations as Chocolate Decadence Cookies, Lemon Wafers, Espresso Swirl Brownies, and Toffee Bars.
A consummate professional who adheres to the highest standards, Alice Medrich also imparts the hard-won baking wisdom that has made her a culinary star. Here are her tricks and proper techniques for choosing ingredients, mixing, rolling, decorating, and baking that ensure consistently superior results...and elevate cookie baking to an art.
Perfect for both serious "foodies" and novice cooks, gorgeously illustrated with twenty-five full-color photographs, ALICE MEDRICH'S COOKIES AND BROWNIES is a celebration of fabulous cookies from a chef who knows-and delights in letting us in on-the secret.