Cookbook - Tante Marie's French Pastry, 1954
"By eliminating the unnecessary frills and explaining the methods in simple language, Tante Marie proves that there is nothing very mysterious or complicated about baking at home the tarts, brioches, croissants, puffs, meringues, and cakes that fill the windows of French pastry shops." Pg. vii
Tante Marie's French Pastry, Translated and Adapted by Charlotte Turgeon, Illustrated by Jack Beck, 1954. This vintage cookbook starts with the basics for pastry doughs and fillings and is followed up with sections for French pastries and petits fours, tarts, sweet yeast cakes and pastries ending with cakes. Original invoice from Oxford University Press for the purchase of the cookbook in 1956 will be included with the cookbook.
Hardcover (blue) with dust jacket
Copyright: 1954, second printing 1955
Condition: Vintage, very good. There is a water stain that is noticeable on the back of the dust jacket and on the bottom spine area of some pages.