Author(s): Dean Brettschneider
There is nothing more satisfying than eating a piping-hot, freshly baked pie, tart, quiche or even sausage roll which has just come out of the kitchen oven, brimming with various fillings enclosed in a buttery pastry. -- Dean Brettschneider Who can resist a steaming-hot home-baked pie? Whether it's savoury or sweet, humble or gourmet, individual or family-sized, a tasty pie is an enduring Kiwi favourite. Pie: 80+ Pies and Pastry Delights unlocks the secrets to making a truly melt-in-your-mouth pie with its collection of meat pies, seafood pies, vegetarian pies, not-quite-a-pie pies (such as sausage rolls) and sweet pies. Featuring more than 80 scrumptious recipes, Pie is the definitive pie cookbook if you're serious about mastering pastry. Pies are a national favourite, with the pie industry estimated to be worth around $150 milion last year alone Dean Brettschneider is one of our most respected bakers with more than 25 years of experience in the industry Dean hosted popular TV3 and FoodTV show New Zealand's Hottest Home Baker and will appear again on the third series, which will go to air before the release of Pie Includes a brief history of the humble pie from Paul Hansen, Baker and Founder of the NZ Pie of the Year Awards Mouth-watering photography from Aaron McLean
Dean Brettschneider is a global-based professional baker and patissier with an international following. Award-winning author of ten best-selling books on the subject, Dean co-owns Global Baker – Dean Brettschneider-branded artisan bakeries in Shanghai and Auckland. He resides in Denmark and Shanghai.