The newest buzz on the culinary scene is a traditional favourite: the irresistibly tasty Whoopie Pie. This all-embracing cookbook covers all things Whoopie, from the ultimate classic marshmallow version to new, imaginative and indulgent creations. Renowned pastry chef and restaurant owner Viola Goren has come up with 80 exciting and easy-to-follow recipes, both savoury and sweet. Imagine a yummy Nutella-filled pie, with its rich hazelnut and chocolate flavour melting in your mouth. Or one made with a peanutty Snickers' bar, dreamy vanilla cream or delicious dulce de leche! For something a little different, whip up a fruity delight, including Cherry, Blueberry or Apple and Calvados Whoopies. Sophisticated palates will love Goren's unique savoury Whoopies, perfect to enjoy as an entree, side dish, or snack. They feature such mouthwatering fillings as smoked salmon and chives; spinach and walnuts; cheddar cheese and olives; and sun-dried tomato and basil. With so many tempting choices, there's sure to be a Whoopie Pie that will tickle everyone's fancy.
Viola Goren trained at the California Culinary Academy, and took special courses at the Ewald Susan Notter School of Confectionary in Switzerland, The Callebaut Chocolate Academy in Belgium, and Fabbri & Fruibel in Italy. She was a pastry chef at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills in the US.