A heavenly collection of desserts from Michelin starred chef Jason Atherton.
Showcasing a variety of beautiful and contemporary recipes from his London restaurants, this volume is a celebration of the flavours and techniques from across the world which have inspired him.
As well as the desserts that feature on the menus of his restaurants, the collection also includes timeless classics, such as bakewell tart, sticky toffee pudding and cheesecakes, and ice creams and sorbets that act as the perfect accompaniment – or a dessert in their own right. Rounded off by a selection of cheese recipes, the recipes in this book are sure to inspire and will have something for every palate.
Stunningly illustrated with photographs from John Cary, Jason once again proves why he is one of the world’s most innovative chefs, offering an abundance of perfect treats to share with friends and family.
Jason Atherton started out working alongside great chefs including Pierre Koffmann, Marco Pierre White, Nico Ladenis and Ferran Adria at el Bulli, before joining the Gordon Ramsay Group in 2001. After launching ‘Maze’ in London and overseeing the opening of five more ‘Maze’ restaurants globally, Jason left Gordon Ramsay Holdings to launch his own restaurant group, The Social Company.
Jason was awarded ‘Chef Of The Year’ by ‘Caterer and Hotelkeeper’, which for a chef, Jason has likened to winning an Oscar.Jason is married to Irha Atherton who works alongside him as co-director at The Social Company. Irha also runs the head office in Soho, London. Jason and Irha have two daughters and the family live in South West London.