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On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals
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Attractively designed and extensively illustrated, On Baking expands upon the well-known On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals to provide an authoritative yet contemporary introduction to baking and pastry arts. On Baking focuses on information relevant to today's students and working culinary professionals. Comprehensive and well written, On Baking emphasizes an understanding of bakeshop fundamentals, explores the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides a wealth of information on the "how and why" of baking science and techniques. FEATURES
Attractively designed and extensively illustrated with color photographs, numerous recipes and formulas, line drawings, charts, and sidebars, this contemporary introduction to baking and pastry arts focuses on information that is relevant to today's baker. Comprehensive and well-written, it emphasizes an understanding of baking fundamentals, explores the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides information on other relevant topics, such as food history and food science. This introduction to baking outlines professionalism, tools and equipment, ingredients, mise en place, bakeshop principles, healthful and special needs baking, desserts. It contains over 615 recipes/formulas and 700 photographs and line drawings. For Chefs, Bakers, Restaurant Managers and others in the food service industry.
From the creators of the best-selling On Cooking, 4/e comes the new edition of On Baking–the source for learning the practice of baking and the pastry arts. Lavishly illustrated, it is the most complete guide on the market–emphasizing baking principles over formulas and reinforcing each technique with a companion recipe and illustrations. With ample coverage of the craft, equipment, and ingredients, it addresses all aspects of baking and a wide range of styles. This new edition inspires readers’ creativity with over 285 new photos, 50 new recipes, and more on advanced decorating and confectionery techniques. For Chefs, Bakers, Restaurant Managers and others in the food service industry
About the Author
Sarah R. Labensky, CCP, Director of the Mississippi University for Women Culinary Arts Institute and co-author of On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals
Eddy Van Damme, Pastry Chef and Director of the pastry arts program, Houston Community College
Priscilla Martel, food writer and baking instructor, co-author of The Best Bread Ever, and contributing editor of The New Cook's Catalogue
Klaus Tenbergen, CMB, CEPC, ASBPB, German Master Baker and Chef Instructor at The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College
Table of Contents
2. Tools and Equipment for the Bakeshop.
3. Principles of Baking.
4. Bakeshop Ingredients.
5. Mise en Place.
6. Quick Breads.
7. Yeast Breads.
8. Enriched Yeast Doughs.
9. Cookies and Brownies.
10. Pies and Tarts.
11. Pastry Doughs.
12. Laminated Doughs.
13. Syrups, Icings and Sauces.
14. Cakes and Torts.
15. Custards and Creams.
16. Ice Cream and Frozen Deserts.
18. Healthful and Special-Needs Baking.
19. Petits Fours.
20. Restaurant Desserts.
21. Chocolate and Decorative Work.
Appendix I. Measurements and Conversion Charts.
Appendix II. High Altitude Baking.
Appendix III. Fresh Fruit Availability Chart.
Appendix IV. Professional Organizations.
Bibliography and Recomended Readings.
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