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Exotic Desserts & Wine Pairings
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Wild Sweets: Exotic Desserts & Wine Pairings
by Dominique Duby, Cindy Duby,
Charlie Trotter
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Reviewed by Jeremy Emmerson

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March 2005
Wild Sweets took the top prize for "Best Book In The World" on matching food & Wine at the 2004 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Barcelona. And when you break it open you will probably wonder why it didn't get the pastry cookbook award too? Wild Sweets bursts into life with its first page, featuring the expected and unexpected elements of pastry.

Dominique and Cindy Duby are world-acclaimed pātissiers and chocolatiers who trained under master chefs such as Lenōtre in Paris and Wittamer in Brussels. Their style incorporates traditional dessert ingredients; fruits, chocolate, nuts and grains with the untraditional; chicory, fennel, tomatoes, squash and eggplant (to name but a few). Each paired with a delicate hand, a masterful touch of sensibility and a glass of wine. Their desserts will prove as much of an adventure to the (re)creator as to the consumer.

Woven in amongst the recipes you will find chapters dedicated to techniques; creaming, churning, caramelizing and finishing touches. With many of these aspects brought to life with fantastic food and location photograph.

Wild Sweets is available thru but better still the avid book collector can pick up a signed copy by purchasing the book thru their web site and whilst you'r ther you can score a pound of their hand made chocolates too.

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