This mouthwatering book presents thirtyeight of the finest pastry chefs working worldwide today, along with samples of their glorious, highly sophisticated confections. These chefs some upandcoming and others well established are all innovative pioneers in a uniquely appealing creative field. Informative biographies describe the individual styles of each pâtissier. Among those featured are Rosio Sanchez, pastry chef at Noma, voted World’s Best Restaurant; Bonnae Gokson, crowned “Queen of Confectionery” in Asia by America’s weddingevent guru Colin Cowie; Nathaniel Reid, one of Dessert Professional magazine’s Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America; and World Chocolate Master, Carmelo Sciampagna. Hundreds of photographs display the chefs in action as well as their impressive pâtisseries, from Gontran Cherrier’s new classic “Strawberry and Cucumber Tart with Basil” to Pierre François Roelofs’s exotic “Hibiscus, Berries, Bubblegum” to Bobbette & Belle’s Alice in Wonderlandthemed bridal shower cake. Also included are eightynine recipes for out of this world cakes, tarts, biscuits, petits fours, plated desserts, pastries, confectionery, chocolate, ice creams and sorbets, with a final chapter focusing on the lavish sugarpaste world of celebratory cakes. While unusual ingredients and sophisticated kitchen equipment may be required, The New Pâtissiers explains the essential techniques and each recipe has been hometested by amateurs and rated for difficulty. Offering a wealth of inspiring and delicious material, this keenlypriced paperback edition of The New Pâtissiers is a must for professional pastry chefs, keen amateurs and anyone with an interest in gourmet food. Acclaim for The New Pâtissiers (Hardback edition) ‘A treat’, Elle Decoration ‘These mouthwatering 89 recipes from cakes to petits fours, created by 38 of the world’s best patissiers, are for dessert lovers who take their sweet treats seriously’, Independent ‘Drool inducing’, Irish Tatler Author Olivier Dupon is a twentyfirst century tastemaker and author of The New Artisans, Encore!: The New Artisans, The New Jewelers, Shoe: Contemporary Footwear by Inspiring Designers and Floral Contemporary, all published by Thames & Hudson.