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This is the fifth of Dean's best-selling books, published in October 2008.
By David Laris and Dean Brettschneider
Photography by Aaron McLean
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Cuisine.
(Sold in New Zealand by Random House New Zealand)
Released October 2008.
The Menu is a collection of 15 five-course menus, from the
breads at the start of a meal, to the starters, mains, desserts and petit
fours, that promise to inspire and invigorate the home cook and host.
About the Book:
Co-authored by celebrated chef David Laris and master baker and pâtissier
Dean Brettschneider, The Menu is an inspiring collection of 15
five-course menus suitable for use in the modern home kitchen. The menus,
categorised by themes such as Celebrate, New Comfort Food and Contemporary
Global Inspirations, provide guidance and direction for putting together
a sit-down function with family, friends or even work associates. If preferred,
the recipes can be prepared separately, or mixed and matched according
to taste. Additional notes from David Laris on tableware, flowers, lighting,
music and even conversation, make this book an invaluable resource for
the aspiring home cook and host.
Reviews & endorsements:
“What a treat! Another wonderful cookbook by baker Dean Brettschneider,
this time co-authored with top chef David Laris who brings a creative sophistication
to the pages with his delicious dishes. David and Dean are a fantastic team,
and by following their lead, you’ll be serving your friends the most inspiring
of dinner party menus.”
~ Peter Gordon, The Providores, London, UK
“Two of the best culinary talents in Asia combine to create a series of
stunning menus complete with wine suggestions. The brilliance of David Laris’ contemporary
cuisine is beautifully balanced by the expertise of Dean Brettschneider’s
innovative and instantly appealing pâtisserie and baking.”
~ Lauraine Jacobs, food editor Cuisine, NZ
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by Dean Brettschneider
BAKED: Treats for Breakfast, Lunch and Tea
Pie: 80+ Pies
and Pastry Delights
World Baking: My Time in Shanghai
Cook & The Baker
Treasury of New Zealand Baking
Baker - Dean Brettschneider
- baking with flavour
best of international baking from Australia & New Zealand
New Zealand Baker — secrets and recipes from the professionals
About the author:
Brettschneider is a professional baker
and patissier with an international following. Known internationally
as "the Global Baker", Dean is a professional bakery
adviser, widely respected as a skilled and innovative craftsman.
Working in Asia, the USA, Britain and Europe as well as in New
Zealand, Dean has earned many accolades and awards in bakery competitions
Internationally renowned chef and restaurateur, David Laris is the founder
of David Laris Creates (DLC), a food and beverage consultancy, and the
creator of Laris, an award-winning contemporary fine dining restaurant
located at the prestigious Three on the Bund complex in Shanghai, China.
Before his move to Shanghai, David headed Mezzo, Terence Conran’s
flagship restaurant in Soho, London, where he earned the restaurant countless
accolades for innovative and exciting dining. This is David’s first
About the publishers:
Cavendish International (Asia)
At Marshall Cavendish, our vision
of enriching life through reading and lifelong learning is
excellently fulfilled by our General & Reference Publishing
arm, which is one of the largest general trade book publishers
in Southeast Asia.
Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Times Centre, 1 New Industrial Road, Singapore 536196.
Tel: (65) 6213 9300
Fax: (65) 6285 4871
Online Bookstore: www.marshallcavendish.com/genref