Simple Pleasures: Easy Recipes for Everyday Indulgence

Emma Fontanella

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Simple Pleasures: Easy Recipes for Everyday Indulgence

Simple Pleasures: Easy Recipes for Everyday Indulgence

Emma Fontanella

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Rediscover the joy of cooking simple food using fresh, everyday ingredients.

With easy recipes and time-saving techniques for your favorite pastries, breads, cakes, pasta, pizza, cookies, and more, you'll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth--or your carb cravings.

Cooking and baking don't have to be time consuming or difficult. With the right techniques, even the most daunting dishes can be simple to master. Chef Emma Fontanella is known for her ability to translate complex methods into approachable recipes that yield amazing results. Utilizing the conveniences of a modern kitchen, she has developed an indispensable collection of classic desserts, comfort food favorites, and everyday meals, all without sacrificing texture or flavor.

Indulge in the simple pleasure of comfort classics such as The Fluffiest Cinnamon Rolls and Melt-In-Your-Mouth Glazed Donuts, or curl up with a cozy bowl of One-Pot Mac and Cheese or Three-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo.

A section on foundational techniques provides detailed instruction on making and decorating cakes, working with yeast-raised doughs, preparing pasta, and more. Armed with Emma's thoughtful instructions and labor-saving shortcuts, you'll be able to execute everything from Cheater's Artisan Croissants to a stunning fresh Strawberry Cake with confidence. Simple Pleasures includes:

  • Over 100 recipes for breakfasts, breads and baked goods, pasta dishes, celebration cakes, and holiday baking
  • Time-saving techniques and pastry chef shortcuts for restaurant-quality results with a fraction of the effort
  • Superfast microwave snacks that cook in a minute
  • Nostalgic childhood favorites, such as Instant Frozen Yogurt and Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

About the Author

Emma Fontanella is a professional pastry chef and the creator of the YouTube channel Emma's Goodies. She is passionate about developing recipes that are quick and easy for anyone to make at home without compromising on flavor. People from around the world regularly recreate her recipes and share their results across social media. Emma lives in Rome, Italy.

Publishing Information

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pub date: 2023-10-24
Length: 288 pages

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