BOOKS

Books of Jan Hedh

Jan Hedh is the author of several books on, among other things, desserts, chocolate and bread. He did get the price All of Food ‘s Golden fork because he ‘with skill, dedication and generosity spread his knowledge among both self-indulgent consumers and the new generation of confectioners ‘

U can find all books by the author Jan Hedh on Skyhorse Publishing, order here.

The Ultimate Guide to Homemade Ice Cream – by Jan Hedh

Have you ever wondered what wine to pair with that scoop of ice cream?
Master baker and chef Jan Hedh answers every ice cream–related question you never knew you had in The Ultimate Guide to Homemade Ice Cream.

This cookbook contains both basic and complex recipes for cold, creamy treats with flavors ranging from sweet to savory, including mango, avocado, truffle, asparagus, and mint chocolate chip. In addition, Hedh provides recipes for parfaits, semifreddo, cheesecake, and ice cream soufflé.

Hedh goes beyond the usual scoop by offering creative ideas for decorating desserts, having fun with sugar art, and even carving your own ice sculpture.

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Swedish Cakes – by Jan Hedh

Cake is the centerpiece of every birthday, every wedding, and every celebration. It can also bring enjoyment to an ordinary day, as a well-earned slice of delicious indulgence. Here are fifty-eight spectacular cakes from master confectioner and baker Jan Hedh, whose truly artistic touch with desserts is a pleasure to behold. He takes you into his kitchen and shows you the secrets behind his spectacular creations: the different types of batters and frosting, the best techniques for constructing layer cakes, and how to make professional-looking decorations.

Some of the tempting desserts featured here include:

  • Strawberry and Rhubarb Charlotte
  • Truffle Cake
  • Raspberry and Almond Layer Cake
  • Apple Meringue Cake
  • Marbled Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Champagne Cake with Raspberry Jam

Also featured are full-color photographs by Charlotte Gawell, which not only display the cakes in all their mouthwatering glory, but also illustrate every step of the baking and decorating techniques, making even the most detailed and delicate processes easy to understand. This is a beautiful collection of ornate cakes that every baker will want to master!

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Jam and Marmalade Bible – by Jan Hedh

Featuring both classic and innovative recipes for every kind of jam, jelly, preserve, and marmalade imaginable, The Jam and Marmalade Bible is the only cookbook of its kind that you’ll need to fill your pantry with delicious homemade treats. Author Jan Hedh begins with a comprehensive section on the basics, including the history of preserves, cooking techniques, lists of required equipment, how to sterilize jars and lids, and a guide to troubleshooting even the most delicate jams.

From there he moves on to delicious recipes, including classics like strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, peach, and blackberry, as well as more exotic fruit flavors such as kiwi, mango, and banana. Try savory vegetable spreads and chutneys, such as pumpkin, tomato, and roasted red pepper, in addition to nut spreads. Finally, Hedh rounds it all off with a collection of delicious pastries to pair with different jams, and tips on which cheeses are most suitable for serving with various flavors.

Delight and inspire your loved ones with homemade gifts at the holidays and fill your home with delicious preserves all year round with the help of this lavishly illustrated guide. Great for both beginners and expert jam makers looking for fresh, exciting ideas, The Jam and Marmalade Bible deserves a place in every kitchen.

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Swedish Breads and Pastries – by Jan Hedh

Jan Hedh believes that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy freshly baked bread for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
More than just a collection of recipes, this guide contains vivid, full-color photographs of step-by-step methods to knead, roll, braid, cut, and bake dough into a variety of shapes and styles.

From dinner rolls and pudding to baguettes and waffles, Swedish Breads and Pastries is the ultimate guide to bread making that no chef, event coordinator, or home baker will want to be without.

The Scandinavians are known around the world for their delicious breads and pastries—now you can indulge in those same flavors and aromas in your own home.

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Artisan Breads – by Jan Hedh

In this beautifully photographed book, master baker Jan Hedh teaches us the basics for baking delicious artisan breads right in our own ovens.

Hedh offers a cookbook full of recipes for all occasions—from daily loaves for sandwiches to delectable sweet breads for special occasions. This cookbook includes master tips on how to bake bread for maximum taste and aroma, the proper way to knead dough, the type of flour to use, and the correct baking time and oven temperature.

With his wide breadth of recipes from all over the world—including Italian, French, Swiss, German, Arabic, and of course Swedish breads—this book is a must-have for all those who love to bake.

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Swedish Cookies, Tarts, and Pies – by Jan Hedh

For forty-five years, renowned pastry chef Jan Hedh has been baking cookies, cakes, tarts, and pies.

Over a lifetime immersed in the dessert traditions of his native Sweden, he has refined the art of baking to produce flawless recipes like the ones collected here. This sumptuous compendium features 277 kinds of baked goods, including recipes for classic Swedish desserts like almond puff pastry, coconut macaroons, petit fours, and traditional Christmas cookies, as well as a full array of muffins, fruit tarts, and cakes.

Now you can re-create all of the flavors of the Nordic dessert palate, from marzipan to candied citrus to rich chocolate, with these amazing sweets that are perfect for sharing with friends over tea or coffee.
With so many to try, these beloved bakery indulgences are sure to warm your heart throughout the year!

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