European Tarts – Divinely Doable Desserts with Little or No Baking
Last week Helen announced on her St. Louis food blog The Ardent Cook that she is publishing her second cookbook, European Tarts – Divinely Doable Desserts with Little or No Baking. It will be available in late October, just in time - of course! - for holiday gift-giving.
Helen was owner of Truffe's, a bakery that for 20 years provided upscale, wholesale European-style pastries and desserts to hotels, restaurants and caterers in St. Louis. (Truffe's is no longer open but for a feel for Helen's luxurious cakes, see Gooey Chocolate.) A couple of years ago, she became the pastry chef at Tony's. In 1986, she published her first cookbook, The new pastry cook: Modern methods for making your own classic and contemporary pastries.
I think that Helen might be the first St. Louis food blogger to publish a cookbook, am I right?!
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