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Dessert of the Day (Williams-Sonoma)

365 recipes for every day of the year

Part of Of the Day
Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

In this irresistible collection, you’ll find an enticing dessert for every day of the year. From simple to extraordinary, classic to contemporary, rustic to refined, discover 365 mouthwatering recipes that will feed any sweet tooth and inspire all home cooks.

Williams-Sonoma Dessert of the Day brings together 365 mouthwatering recipes in this attractive, practical volume. Each of the 12 chapters opens with a colorful monthly calendar that provides an at-a-glance view of the desserts included. From January to December, you’ll find sweet recipes that suit every occasion, from a casual weeknight supper or a summer backyard get-together to a birthday celebration or a holiday gathering, and that fit every schedule, from simple sorbets to more elaborate cakes and tarts. Each recipe is accompanied with a note that might offer baking tips, advice on substituting ingredients, ideas for garnishes, or other helpful hints. Many of the recipes are illustrated with full-color photographs to guide you as you bake.

From homespun pies and cobblers loaded with seasonal fruit to decadent chocolate-orange cupcakes and creamy hazelnut gelato, these recipes feature classic favorites as well as loads of contemporary delights. Lavish photographs and a colorful graphic design add visual appeal to the enticing collection and showcase seasonal dishes. So, go ahead and open this year-long celebration of desserts and start cooking.

Selected recipes include:
-Lemon Chiffon Gingersnap Pie
-Sticky Rice with Mango & Coconut Cream
-Lavender Shortbread
-Brown Butter Pound Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote
-Summer Berry Pie
-Baked Stuffed Pears
-Crunchy Toffee Triangles
-Maple Panna Cotta with Candied Walnuts
-Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

About The Author

KIM LAIDLAW is an award-winning cookbook editor, producer, and the author of Williams Sonoma Quick Slow Cooking, Home Baked Comfort, Dessert of the Day, and IACP award-nominated Baby & Toddler on the Go. As the owner of Cast Iron Media LLC, and with over 16 years of experience in book publishing and recipe development, Kim has worked with such clients as Weber, Kendall-Jackson Winery, Williams Sonoma, KitchenAid, Saveur, EatingWell, Sunset, American Girl, BabyCenter, and London chef and author Yotam Ottolenghi. She is a former instructor at the acclaimed San Francisco Cooking School, graduated from the California Culinary Academy, and previously worked as a professional baker. Kim lives in Sonoma County with her husband, daughter, and their bountiful home garden.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (October 29, 2013)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781616284343

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