Carole Walter makes it easy for even beginners to create delicious pies and tarts. Simple, step-by-step instructions show how to make both American-style pie pastry and French-style tart pastry. Also included are the four basic recipes on which all other pies and tarts are based. Finally, Walter offers over 150 recipes for both sweet and savory pies, tarts, and sauces, including: Blueberry Crumb Pie with Warm Blueberry Sauce
Java Eggnog Pie
Flourless Macaroon Tart in Almond Nut Pastry
Apple Tarte Tatin
Wild Mushroom Tart with Savory Streusel
This accessible book is a must-have for beginners and an ideal reference for experienced pastry chefs.