From Stephane Reynaud, much-loved chef and author of Ripallies and Rotis, comes a mouth-watering collection of his 80 favourite rustic pies and tarts.
From traditional French dishes such as pate en croute and ham pithiviers to conforting chicken and tarragon pie and indulgent apple filo parcles, Stephane has created the ultimate collection of sweet and savoury pies and tarts.
"There is something so joyous about enjoying a meal with those you love, and pies and tarts are the perfect sharing dishes. these are the recipes I make at home for my family and friends. They are simple and can be made ahead of time so I can have fun at the table rather than spending all my time in the kitchen!" - Stephane Reynaud.
Stephane's clear instructions and step-by-step photography will help you master the basics of puff, shortcrust and sweetcrust pastries. And with additional tips on tins, trimmings and decorations, Stephane Reynaud's Pies and Tarts will have you creating show-stopping favourites for family and friends all year round.
Stephane Reynaud is chefa nd owner of Restaurant Villa9trois in Montreuil, just outside Paris. He won the 2005 Grand Prix de la Gastronomie Francaise with his book Pork and Sons and his other cookbooks include Terrine, Ripailles, Rotis, 365 Good Reasons to Sit Down to Eat and Stepane Reynaud's Barbecue.
Pies and Tarts
Author: Stephane Reynaud