When we shop at farmers’ markets, we support our local economy and consume food that’s healthier, tastier, and packed with essential nutrients specific to our local environment. In Farm-to-Table Desserts, chef Lei demonstrates how baking with locally sourced, organic ingredients is so satisfying that it will quickly become an easy and delicious habit.
With more than eighty sweet recipes divided by season, Farm-to-Table Desserts shows readers how to create simple desserts using fresh and local ingredients at their prime. With Lei’s instruction, home cooks will see how easy it is to bake fresh year-round. Recipes include some of Lei’s favorites:
Stone peach cobbler Fig jam Sweet corn panna cotta Strawberry hand pie Sweet potato cake Blood orange pot de crème
Lei Shishak is the founder of Sugar Blossom Bake Shop in San Clemente, California, and the author of Beach House Baking, heralded by USA Today as one of the top 10 cookbooks of summer 2014, Beach House Brunch, and Farm to Table Desserts. She is an established pastry chef who trained at the CIA in New York and has worked in restaurants in Sun Valley, Los Angeles and Orange County. She has been featured in People, Riviera magazine, Sunset magazine, Coast magazine, Los Angeles Daily News, Fine Living, Orange County Register, KTLA Morning News, PBS, and many more media outlets.