For Austrians, dessert is the culmination of any meal-the crowning achievement that can make or break a culinary experience. In this beautifully photographed cookbook, Austrian pastry master Toni Morwald, and award-winning restaurant critic Christoph Wagner share the secrets to crafting over 500 perfect Austrian desserts. From Old World traditional dishes such as Linzertorte and Apfelstrudel, to contemporary and diet-conscious recipes, Austrian Desserts has it all. With easy-to-understand instructions, Morwald and Wagner allow chefs of any skill level to create and serve:
- Iced temptations for sultry summer days
- Fresh berry roasts and pies
- Crème brulées with an Austrian twist
- A variety of flaked baumkuchen (layer cake)
- Chocolates and candied confections
- And so much more!
Sprinkled between these delicious recipes are tips and tricks from a kitchen connoisseur, suggestions for health-conscious substitutions, and notes on the traditional origins of numerous Austrian dishes.