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 Careme’s
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 it’s 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