Pastry chef Oriol Balaguer’s La Cocina de los Postres is now available in English, and it’s pure eye candy of the avant-garde pastry persuasion. This one’s a little hard to find but worth seeking out.

Dessert Cuisine
By Oriol Balaguer (Montagud Editores, 2002; $149.95; available from Kitchen Arts and Letters, 212-876-5550).

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