With foolproof instructions and delicious recipes home bakers create professional-quality homemade pies and tarts that look as good as they taste.
Take the intimidation factor out of modern pie decorating and impress even the most experienced bakers in your life with these 50 stunning recipes that are a feast for your eyes and taste buds. Experienced pie maker Helen Nugent guides you through each achievable step toward creating professional-looking, Instagram-worthy pies and tarts using simple, approachable tips and techniques that yield spectacular results.
Fillings for fruit pies, meringues, savory pies, galettes and more can be mixed and matched with different creative crust options so bakers can easily customize their pies for any occasion. Celebrate summer with a classic blueberry pie with a unique geometric crust, usher in fall flavors with the Autumn Leaves Salted Maple Pie or be the star of your next holiday gathering with Holly Wreaths Mincemeat Mini Pies. With an array of gluten-free and vegan pie crusts, readers can swap out the Everyday All-Butter Pie Crust with unique pie crust recipes, like the coconut or pretzel crust, that unlock new, fun flavors and adhere to any diet. No matter what you choose to make, you won’t believe how achievable it is for even the least-experienced baker to whip up a show-stopping pie.
This book will include 50 recipes and 50 photos (plus many detailed step-by-step photos).