Pie Academy: Master the Perfect Crust and 255 Amazing Fillings
By Ken Haedrich
2020 • Storey Publishing
Bookplate-signed copies available!
Pie Academy: Master the Perfect Crust and 255 Amazing Fillings, with Fruits, Nuts, Creams, Custards, Ice Cream, and More; Expert Techniques for Making Fabulous Pies from Scratch
The critically acclaimed dean of The Pie Academy, Ken Haedrich, delivers a master class in pie making, with step-by-step photographic tutorials for perfect crusts and more than 250 recipes for pies of every flavor and style, from berry, fruit, nut, custard, chiffon, and cream pies, to freezer pies, slab pies, turnovers, and much more.
It’s always time for pie! Whether it’s Blueberry-Pineapple Piña Colada, Triple-Layer Pumpkin-Chocolate, Ricotta Pie with Chocolate and Toasted Almonds, or a Classic Lemon Meringue, Ken Haedrich, dean of The Pie Academy, dishes up the how-to for bakers of all levels, from the first-timer to the pie-passionate. Step-by-step instructions and photos offer reassuring guidance and reveal the secret ingredients of truly great pie, such as the best tools to use; recipes for crust and pastry variations including gluten-free, whole wheat, and extra flaky; how to bake with fresh versus frozen fruit; suggestions for decorating pies with cut-outs and dough designs; and much more.
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