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"The Praliné": Stephane Leroux


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Has anyone seen this book yet? If so, do you have any comments about it you can share?

The Praline

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Slicing a warm slab of bacon is a lot like giving a ferret a shave. No matter how careful you are, somebody's going to get hurt - Alton Brown, "Good Eats"

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Here is another link which also includes the ability to "peek" inside the book itself.

Steve Lebowitz

Doer of All Things

Steven Howard Confections

Slicing a warm slab of bacon is a lot like giving a ferret a shave. No matter how careful you are, somebody's going to get hurt - Alton Brown, "Good Eats"

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Well - took a little gander through it tonight - know what - every single recipe contains nuts! A praline paste of some sort.

Only a couple of dozen pages are chocolates and confections - the remainder are tarts and cakes, desserts, snack and bars, fours secs and moelleux (which appear to be cookies and macarons).

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Now I'm paying attention. I wasn't too interested when I assumed it was all chocolates and confections. Thanks Kerry!

It's kinda like wrestling a gorilla... you don't stop when you're tired, you stop when the gorilla is tired.

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  • 3 years later...

I bought this book.  Why is it hundred and hundred, if not thousands of dollars on Amazon?  It arrived a couple of weeks ago and my copy was defective.  By that I mean the basic recipes in the back had a recipe on one side of the page with photos not matching the instructions, on the facing page.  This happened on two different occasions.  I bought it "used-like new" and am returning it.  Did anyone else encounter this with their copy?

 

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