What’s more enticing than a mouthwatering, bite-sized dessert? A whole bunch to choose from! This one-of-a-kind book combines classic flavors with simple hors d’oeuvre techniques to fashion more than fifty seductive petite sweets, from Cranberry Pear Bruschetta and Tiramisu Napoleons to Cheesecake Truffles and Passionfruit Ganache Oysters (complete with white chocolate “pearls”). Each as beautiful as it is delicious, these small bites will satisfy the most discerning guest.
Gorgeous color photos and watercolor illustrations complement over fifty deceivingly simple recipes, each with its own distinctive presentation. Garnishing ideas and recipe variations give you a palette of creative options to choose from, while clear, step-by-step instructions and time-saving tips make the most complex constructions a breeze. Most dishes can be made in advance with quick assembly prior to serving, promising stress-free success.
Don't sweat the small stuff. Let Tastefully Small Dessert Canapés make your next cocktail party, tea, or dinner a memorable affair. Surprise your guests with not one great dessert but a plateful!
Impressively well-written, this potent idea generator not only takes the anxiety out of entertaining but inspires experimentation as well.
--Steven Adams, Corporate Executive Chef, The Biltmore Estate, 1995-2003
This book will make you look as though you have been catering events all your life.
--Bruce Richardson, author of The Great Tea Rooms of Britain, Tea in the City, and The New Tea Companion