Pies and Tarts-9780470873595

Pies and Tarts: The Definitive Guide to Classic and Contemporary Favorites from the World's Premier Culinary College

by The Culinary Institute of America and Kristina Petersen Migoya
The Culinary Institute of America's comprehensive guide to baking the best pies and tarts at home.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780470873595
  • ISBN-10: 0470873590
  • Pages: 336
  • Publication Date: 03/11/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 10

About the book
The Culinary Institute of America’s irresistible new collection of gold-standard pie and tart recipes.

With easy-to-follow instructions, stunning photography, and more than 150 can’t-fail recipes, Pies and Tarts packs the expertise of America’s top cooking school into one comprehensive, must-have collection. Pies and Tarts features all the beloved classics you’ll want to make again and again—apple pie, lemon meringue pie, French-style fruit tarts, pumpkin pie, and pecan pie. But don’t stop there—you’ll want to try every outstanding recipe, including crowd-pleasers like Fudgy Walnut Brownie Pie and sophisticated new twists like Roasted Ginger Plum Tart. Mix and match the versatile crust recipes, and follow the suggested variations to play around with favorite ingredients or seasonal flavors. A chapter on savory dishes such as pot pies, empanadas, and quiches offers brilliant new options for entertaining or family dinners. Whether you’re an expert baker looking to perfect your craft or a novice seeking to master the basics, Pies and Tarts is sure to become one of your most treasured volumes.

About the author
The Culinary Institute of America

Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Dedicated to driving leadership development for the foodservice and hospitality industry, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts; bachelor's degree majors in management, culinary science, and applied food studies; and executive education through its Food Business School. Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry in the areas of health and wellness, sustainability, world cuisines and cultures, and professional excellence and innovation. The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its worldwide network of 48,000 alumni includes leaders in every area of foodservice and hospitality. The CIA has campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore. For more information, visit www.ciachef.edu.


"Technically sound and refreshingly contemporary, this comprehensive collection can help motivated bakers produce superior pastries and dream up new creations."

Library Journal

“A solid, trustworthy title that is sure to come off the shelf even after the holiday baking rush.”

Publishers Weekly

“Who better than The Culinary Institute of America to step up to the plate with sound instruction on how to make a great pie?”