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Title:
175 best mini pie recipes : sweet to savory
Author:
Hession, Julie Anne, author.
Publication Information:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Robert Rose, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
332 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary:
A novice or experienced baker will be enchanted with Hession's recipes. She shares tips and techniques from her wide experience in creating perfect mini pies, and provides recipes for a wide array of crusts including gluten-free and vegan options. Flavor combinations range from the sweet and sumptuous to the hearty and savory.
General Note:
"Editor: Judith Finlayson"--Title page verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Dough -- Working with Dough -- Fillings, Glazes and Toppings -- The Top Ten Classics -- Berry Yummy Pies -- Apples, Pears and Stone Fruit -- Citrus and Tropical Fruit Pies -- Caramel and Custard-Filled Pies -- Pies for Kids of All Ages -- Crazy about Chocolate Mini Pies -- Holiday Pies -- Meat and Seafood Pies -- Vegetarian Savories.
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ISBN:
9780778804390
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library TX773 .H47 2013 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Mini pies are the new cupcakes and cake pops.

Mini pies are one of the most popular trends in baking, leading the way in the mini-dessert craze. Everyone loves these adorable, fun-sized desserts and savory morsels that are perfect whether on the go, hosting an elegant party or just snooping for after-school snack ideas. They are the perfect example of good things that come in small packages.

A novice or experienced baker will be enchanted with Hession's recipes. She shares tips and techniques from her wide experience in creating perfect mini pies, and provides recipes for a wide array of crusts including gluten-free and vegan options. Flavor combinations range from the sweet and sumptuous to the hearty and savory. Here is a sampling of the recipes:

The Classics like Lemon Meringue Tartlets, New England Lobster Pies and of course, Classic Apple Pies Sweet, fruit-filled pies like Very Berry Goat Cheese Pies, Strawberry Basil Hand Pies, and Port Glazed Concord Grape Pies Custard and Caramel pies like Maple Nut Caramel, Bananas Foster or Mini Brown Butter and Golden Raisin Tartlets Holiday pies such as Festive Spiced Cranberry Pies and Pear and Gingerbread Tartlets Savory offerings such as Zesty Pork Empanadas, Potato, Leek and Gorgonzola Pies and Caramelized Cauliflower Pies with Pancetta and Sage Vegetarian Pies like Baked Brie and Tomato Jam Turnovers or Moroccan Chickpea Pies.

Simply delicious recipes, luscious photos along with step-by-step photos for perfecting the perfect pie crust and easy-to-follow instructions make this the definitive mini-pie cookbook.


Author Notes

Julie Anne Hession has combined her love of food with her love of words to become a successful chef, food writer, competitive cook and food blogger. Her sweet creations have been featured in People, O, the Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens and Food Network Magazine. She has picked up the challenging hobby of competitive cooking, taking top national prizes in multiple battles.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 5
Introductionp. 6
Creating Perfect Mini Piesp. 7
Doughp. 13
Working with Doughp. 31
Fillings, Glazes and Toppingsp. 45
The Top Ten Classicsp. 55
Berry Yummy Piesp. 75
Apples, Pears and Stone Fruitp. 99
Citrus and Tropical Fruit Piesp. 123
Caramel and Custard-Filled Piesp. 137
Pies for Kids of All Agesp. 159
Crazy about Chocolate Mini Piesp. 193
Holiday Piesp. 213
Meat and Seafood Piesp. 235
Vegetarian Savoriesp. 289
Indexp. 322

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