In September I started reviewing books for Library Journal – specifically Home Economics books for the Science & Technology division. The Art of French Pastry by Jacquy Pfeiffer and Martha Rose Shulman will be published in December 2013. An excerpt from my review:
Accompanying the recipes are attractive photographs, as well as tips and asides that offer a wealth of information, such as knowing when a pastry is done, understanding why a particular ingredient is used, and learning the history behind a dish. Pfeiffer and Shulman demystify classic recipes and empower readers to tackle the art of French pastry making.