Episode 117: Antonin Careme: “King of Chefs and Chef of Kings” with Eric Lanlard, British Celebrity Pastry Chef
Published November 8, 2012
28 min
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    This week on A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio is joined by celebrity pastry chef to the stars Eric Lanlard who has recently published several recipe books for baking at home. He discusses the origins of baking and the history of prominent bakers who worked under harsh conditions and the comparison to baking today. Hear chef Lanlard talk about early recipe creation and baking for the Queen of England and her passion for food. He discusses the history of Antonin Caremes baking for royal courts as well as his own cooking for celebrities. His most recent book is a selection of recipes for home baking called Tart It Up! This program was sponsored by Whole Foods Market. I wanted to put [savory baking] back in fashion. [2:01] I know what its like to put something on the table and get the wow factor. [2:03] I like giving more tips, I like getting more flavors. [2:04] Baking is like chemistry. [2:05] I want to make [baking] accessible. [2:05] -- Eric Lanlard, Pastry Chef on A Taste of the Past
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