The Bakers of Austria-Hungary—which included the author's hometown, Prague—learned that the secret to creating rich, silky, delicious desserts was to use ground nuts instead of flour. Mary Wachtel Mauksch grew up making and savoring the special cakes, tarts, puddings, cookies, and candies that had been passed down from family and friends. In Fabulous & Flourless she shares over 150 of these luscious desserts and accompaniments. Fabulous & Flourless provides recipes for traditional Viennese pastries, which do not use flour, allowing those with wheat gluten allergies to enjoy their favorite desserts without missing out on any of the richness and delicious flavor. Whether for nut and fine pastry lovers or for those allergic to wheat, Fabulous & Flourless is a dessert recipe collection that will add richness to everyone's cookbook shelf. Some of the Fabulous Recipes: Brazil Nut Tutti Frutti Cake Spanish Hazelnut Chocolate Cake Two-Toned Almond Lemon Cake Chestnut Chocolate Pudding Walnut Roulade Almond Spice Cookies Cashew-Coffee Dollops Chocolate-Chip Coconut Macaroons Turinois (French Chestnut Fudge)
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Anyone with family ties in central Europe--or who has traveled to Vienna, Budapest, Prague, or elsewhere in this part of the world--knows the unique elegance and delicate richness of nut tortes. In Fabulous & Flourless, Mary Wachtel Mauksch, who grew up in Prague, shares 150 recipes for all kinds of pastries and sweets made with nuts and without any wheat flour. There are traditional favorites such as Walnut Poppy Seed Cake, Sachertorte, and Kastanienreis (Chestnut Rice), and original creations such as Almond Cappucino Cake and Peanut Brownies.
Fabulous & Flourless will delight those with a sweet tooth, and it is a heavenly gift for anyone avoiding wheat or gluten. There are no compromises here, only sublime, wheat-free treats. Measures are given by volume, in ounces and in grams, making this book useful in kitchens anywhere in the world.From the Inside Flap:
Fabulous & Flourless Many Traditional Viennese pastries—silky in texture and rich in taste—are made with ground nuts instead of flour. Whether you love nuts, admire fine Viennese pastries, or are allergic to wheat of dairy (as are many people with gluten allergies), Fabulous & Flourless will tempt you with its unique collection of decadent desserts. Fabulous & Flourless contains over 150 luscious traditional recipes from the author's childhood in Czechoslovakia. There are cakes and tarts, such as Chocolate Almond Sponge Cake, Walnut Fig Cake, and Linzer Torte; puddings and soufflés, including Toasted Hazelnut Pudding and Chestnut Soufflé and mousses, molds, and roulades, such as Almond-Strawberry Malakoff and Banana, Apple, and Pecan Dessert. There are also sublime cookies—Cashew-Coffee Dollops and Almond Ginger Cookies; squares—Peanut Butter-Chocolate Squares; and candy—Hazelnut Marbles and White Almond Brittle. And there is a chapter on basics, offering superb recipes for foundations, such as tart crusts, and final flourishes, such as toppings and glazes. Fabulous & Flourless boasts a symphony of flavors. It offers something for every palate: Some desserts are bursting with fruit; others are made with the richest chocolate—but the real stars are the nuts. There are almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pecans, cashews, and chestnuts, to name only a few. More than just lending memorable flavors (and replacing unwanted flour), nuts bolster the nutrition, enhance the texture, and extend the shelf life of all these delicious desserts. Whether you are allergic to wheat gluten or just yearn for the inimitable taste of fine Viennese pastries, Fabulous & Flourless will become a favorite book to bake from again and again.
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