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Simple Art of Perfect Baking

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ISBN-10: 081184109X

ISBN-13: 9780811841092

Edition: 2004

Authors: Flo Braker, Dana Gallagher

List price: $35.00
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For those in the know, The Simple Art of Perfect Baking is a must-have cookbook, a kitchen classic. Now back in print with a durable hardcover - it's a book that gets turned to again and again - this handsome edition with all-new color photographs is ready to advise the next generation of bakers. Flo Braker's meticulously tested recipes give home cooks the confidence they need to create light-as-air cakes, fluffy frostings, creamy fillings, and flaky pie crusts. In addition to her step-by-step instructions, the author shares culinary know-how such as the most reliable doneness test and decorating tips. From basic Puff Pastry and Classic Sponge Cake to elegant Dutch Souffle Torte and…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 488
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Perfectly simple favorites
The "secrets" of perfect baking
Equipment for perfect baking
A note about eggs
About the organization of recipes
Understanding cake making
Butter cakes
Tips for perfect butter cakes
Sponge (or foam) cakes
Tips for perfect sponge cakes
Genoise Cakes
Sponge Cakes
Tips for whipping egg-white foams successfully
Angel Food Cakes
Chiffon Cake
Simply perfect essentials: fillings, frostings, glazes, toppings, and finishing touches
Splitting and frosting cakes perfectly
Working with Chocolate
Working with Sugar
Understanding pastry making
Pastry making
Tips for developing gluten properly
Pies and galettes (unsweetened short pastry)
Tips for making perfect unsweetened short pastry
Tarts (sweetened short pastry)
Tips for making perfect sweetened short pastry
Puff pastry
Tips for making perfect puff pastry
Cream puff pastry
Tips for making perfect cream puff pastry
Baker's shopping sources
Conversion table for weights
Baker's Measure and Weight Equivalents