Whether you are interested in having fun at home or planning a career in patisserie or confectionery, this book will inspire you with easy, low cost recipes that are of a professional standard. Baking & Desserts with The Gourmet Chef covers the role of a pastry chef and is written by an Executive Head Chef from his own repertoire. Scones, muffins, desserts, biscuits, artisan breads, sugar work and the Gourmet Chef's special tips. Ten high-profile chefs from around the world have contributed to this book. All of them very successful! Sixty-four fantastic recipes and colour photographs within!