Patisserie, the art of the maitre patissier, is the most admired style of baking in the world and requires the highest level of skill. In this new book master baker and bestselling author Richard Bertinet makes patisserie accessible to home bakers. Richard effortlessly guides you through challenging techniques with step-by-step photography and over 50 easy-to-follow recipes for the most revered and celebrated biscuits, sponges, meringues, tarts, eclairs and other classic desserts. With Richard's expert help, you will soon be creating authentic sweet tarts, bavarois, galettes, macarons and mousses. With creations including lavender and orange eclairs, gateau Saint Honore, tarte tropizienne, Paris brest and cassis kir royal mousse, Patisserie Maison opens up the world of divine sweet creations to novices as well as more experienced cooks.