When business men and women get together off site for a planning day, the best part of the day is sometimes the desserts trolley at afternoon tea! I have observed with interest over the last few years that almost every person, even those who are dieting, will reach for the cheesecake. And who doesn't love a good cheesecake?!
New Holland Publishers have released a deliciously presented series of books recently. Among them is this little gem titled Cheesecakes - Simple and easy to make. The book is an in house compilation of 90 classic and exotic cheesecake recipes from around the world. There are recipes for single servings, right up to the party-sized varieties.
The basics of cheese types and base ingredients are clearly explained, there's an A to Z guide to making a successful cheesecake, as well as handy hints, such as using sponge cake, Swiss Roll, or crushed breakfast cereal combined with butter, honey or marshmallow for an interesting base.
There are recipes for banana (and banana cream) cheesecake, creamy chocolate cheesecake, honey cheesecake, chocolate fudge cheesecake, hazelnut raspberry cheesecake, toffee cheesecake, frozen peppermint cheesecake, almond praline cheesecake, poppyseed cheesecake, pecan cheesecake, and lemon sultana cheesecake. There's a New York cheesecake, Russian cheesecake, Italian cheesecake, Jamaican cheesecake, and Turkish delight cheesecake. There's guava strawberry cheesecake, mango cheesecake, blueberry cheesecake, plum and bitter orange cheesecake, and a moreish wild fig and blood orange cheesecake. There's a Christmas mincemeat cheesecake, cheesecake brulee, key lime cheesecake, espresso cheesecake, and mini passionfruit cheesecake. And that's just to name a few!
Cheesecakes - Simple and easy to make $24.95 (a gorgeous, must-have cook book and what a bargain!!!), New Holland.
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