Guided by pastry chef/owner Meg Ray's creative hand, home bakers and Miette fans can capture the gorgeously girlish Miette aesthetic, as well as the unique flavors from the bakery Conde Nast named one of The Top 10 Pastry Shops in the World. This book brings home the beauty and presentation that draws locals and tourists to Miette. With: *60+ top-secret formulas for Miette's irresistable sweets, including: cakes, tarts, cookies, gingersnaps, macarons, caramels, toffee, marshmallows, pots de creme, buttercreams, mousses, ganaches, and frostings. *75 colour photos from award-winning photographer Frankie Frankeny *unique technique tips from Meg Ray, owner/baker *a brief history of Miette, from the Berkeley Farmers' Market to the present.
Frankie Frankeny is a San Franisco-based photographer. She was voted one of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Most Creative People in the United States. Her work for Chronicle Books includes The Star Wars Cookbook, The Art of the Bar, and Michael Chiarello's Bottega.