Toni Rodríguez is a pioneer of modern vegan pastry and viennoiserie, “the father of vegan macaron”, founder of the first vegan pastry shop in Europe – Lujuria Vegana.
Toni Rodríguez is a pioneer of modern vegan pastry and viennoiserie. With this work, which is the result of his experience, extensive research & development and continuous work with plant-based ingredients, Toni is sharing the fundamentals of modern vegan pastry and viennoiserie.
Packed with over 100 plant-based recipes, 500 step-by-step photos, chef’s tips and techniques, in The Vegan Pastry Bible, Toni has included everything you need to know about modern plant-based pastry in the 320 pages of this book.
His aim is to make vegan pastry accessible, surprising, ethical, creative and fun to any baking enthusiast and professional.
With this book in your hand you will never have to make compromises on flavour, texture and design of your plant-based desserts.
The Vegan Pastry Bible is organized in 10 Sections:
Theory with ingredient understanding & vegan elaborations: explaining the role of ingredients and vegan elaborations
Basic preparations: step-by-step recipes of homemade cream margarine, whipped cream, “butter” cream, pastry cream, English cream, gluten-free flour mix, homemade praline etc.
Sponge Cakes: walnut brownie, lemon cake, marble cake, gluten-free apricot cake, banana bread, muffins, financier, etc.
Viennoiserie: brioches, cinnamon rolls, babka, stollen, doughnuts, croissants, berliner, millefeuille, gallette des rois, ensaimada, etc.
Breakfasts and snacks: waffles, blueberry scones, flapjacks, anise rolls, etc.
Cookies and shortbread: different types of cookies (honey, chocolate, gianduja, oatmeal), different shortbread recipes (plain, chocolate, sugar-free, gluten-free), pasta frolla, bourdalou tart, crostata, pastiera, polvoron, apple pie, pecan pie, lemon pie, chocolate tart, gateaux basque, etc.
Macarons and petit-fours: Italian and French meringue macarons, different types of fillings (chocolate and raspberry, vanilla, pistachio, etc), tuilles, canneles
Chocolate: white chocolate, “milk” chocolate, chocolate spread, bounty, rocher, truffles
Pastries - step by step recipes of individual cakes and entremets: Peanut Bomb cake, Carrot cake, Coulant, Opera, Sacher, Medovik, Rafaello, Cannoli, Plaisir Sucre, Pistachio Raspberry Dacquoise, Cheesecake, German Chocolate Cake, Raspberry Cake Roll, Buche de Noel, Cherry Galette.
Creams, flans and mousses: Tiramisu, catalan cream, pastéis de Belém, classic flan, Parisian flan, hazelnut flan, chocolate mousse.
About Toni Rodriguez
After becoming a vegan in 2004 for ethical reasons, Toni discovered his passion for gastronomy and began to research and develop recipes using only plant-based ingredients. He decided to train, working in vegetarian restaurants, but his concern for the research and development of vegan pastry led him to create in 2005 his own project, the pastry shop Lujuria Vegana.
He combinated his work experiences, between his pastry shop and some vegan restaurants in Barcelona, Madrid and Mallorca, with the research and development in vegan pastry to obtain totally new products in the culinary world. Toni has wrote also several cook and pastry books with the collaboration of Becky Lawton, a famous gastronomy photographer.
The desire to share all his knowledge has led Toni to travel to different countries giving courses and private consultings for companies and restaurants. In 2018, he created his own school in Barcelona for training and making R&D on vegan pastry: Toni Rodríguez Academy.
"This book is not just any book. It is a treatise on vegan pastry, the great book that will enlighten and help thousands of pastry chefs who want and should start in the world of vegan pastry." -- Albert Roca, Owner of Sant Croi, Best Artisan Butter Croissant in Spain 2009/2018 and Best Ice Cream Award 2021 from Art Ice Cream
• Language: English
• Author(s): Toni Rodriguez
• 320 pages
• Published in 2023