Please update your Flash Player to view content.
The Zumbo files

Adriano Zumbo's name has become synonymous in Sydney (and many other parts of the world) for the epitome of skill in pastries and all things sweet and delicious.

For his third cookbook, oublished by Murdoch Books, top Sydney pastry chef Adriano Zumbo recreates some of the classic desserts we all grew up drooling over. As well as offering up his favourite recipes for these confections, he applies his Willy Wonka-esque genius to whipping each classic into a completely new and contemporary incarnation that plays on the original recipe.

As always, the colours are bright, the flavours unexpected, and the experience of recreating the fruits of his fertile imagination a complete delight. Each chapter focuses on a particular type of patisserie and the recipes in that chapter explore and experiment with different tastes, flavours, textures and colours. There are step- by-step instructions for the basic recipe for each patisserie type, then the recipes that follow are dazzling variations on that theme.

Perhaps not for the beginner cooks in the family, as some desserts have seven or eight separate processes which combine to create a sublime, albeit time-consuming result. It is a book that, with Brett Stevens' wonderful photographs, is as beautiful as the dishes themselves.

More information....

The Zumbo Files, by Adriano Zumbo, published by Murdoch Books, 2015, hardcover, rrp $A49.99. ISBN: 978 1 78433 64406

 

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

News Feed

feed-image Feed Entries
231_15676799571_5105_n



 

Selfie lovers - this is for YOU!

Discover the world's best selfie spots....

 

 


 

There's something charismatic about Croatia.

Find out what it is.....

 


 

Going OTBT in Australia. What's that?

Find out how much fun it is....

 


 

Catch up again with Sizzling Sicily!

Find it here....

 


 

Everyone loves a magical old city.

Which ones have you visited?

 


 

Discover Sydney's playground and food bowl, right at its back door.

Twenty ways to enjoy its charms....

 


 

Surprises everywhere in Serbia.

Surprising Serbia is now here...

 


 

It was cold in Canbrrrra for our visit, but it seemed just right for these beauties.

Find out what to do with them...

 


 

Tasty Austria has something for everyone but...see what it doesn't have!

Window on Austria is now here...

 


 

Best food destinations around the world....

Here they are according to Booking.com's research.

 


 

Geordie country is unique and beautiful.

Find out  where it is, and why you'll love it.

 


 

What ever happened to What's next....?

The recent roundup of upcoming features is here....

 


 

Fells and dales, gingerbread, shaggy sheep and weird standing stones.

But please don't call the lake a loch!

 


 

Glasgow is shaking off its grey reputation.....

... becoming colourful - and tasty!

 


 

Still find all the food and fun of Central Taiwan ....

...HERE

 


 

Lovely green Kerala has a friendly welcome for everyone.

Meet the locals here...

Listen to the podcast



 

Meet the courageous Japanese city that is embracing the future.

Learn where it is....

 


 

A cruise around south-east Asia uncovers some fascinating secrets.

Find out where...

 



 

So you thought throwing the wedding bouquet was strange....

See what happens in other countries!