How Baking Works

How Baking Works
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Author: Paula I. Figoni
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780470392676
Release: 2010-11-22
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The guide to understanding and applying food science in the bakeshop-now in a revised and updated 3rd Edition How Baking Works, 3rd Edition thoroughly covers the entire baking process, emphasizing the "whys" at work behind basic techniques. The book takes the user through the major ingredient groups, explaining how sweeteners, fats, milk, leavening agents, and other ingredients affect the appearance, flavor, and texture of the end product. The coverage also includes scaling and measurements, heat transfer, and sensory properties in baking. Includes hands-on exercises and experiments at the end of each chapter to illustrate the sensory properties of ingredients and their impact on baked goods Covers variety grains, enzymes, starch structure and gelatinization, and gluten structure, and includes an all-new chapter on baking for health and wellness Features end-of-chapter questions that review content and require readers to apply and synthesize what they've learned With explanatory photographs to illustrate the science of baking, How Baking Works, 3rd Edition offers a dynamic, hands-on learning experience for both practicing and future bakers and pastry chefs.

How Baking Works

How Baking Works
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Author: James Morton
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781473503106
Release: 2015-03-12
Editor: Random House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

I want to show you how baking works. I want to prove how easy baking can be. Whether you want light cakes, squidgy brownies, perfect pastry, stress-free macarons or mountainous meringues, this book features a mini-masterclass for each one. Everything's split up into wee, simple steps. There's no faff and you don't need any expensive equipment. You don't even need a sieve. And for baking veterans, this book tells you why you're doing what you've been doing all these years. Here’s to baking that just works.

How Baking Works

How Baking Works
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Author: Paula I. Figoni
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780470398135
Release: 2010-10-07
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An up-to-date, comprehensive guide to understanding and applying food science to the bakeshop. The essence of baking is chemistry, and anyone who wants to be a master pastry chef must understand the principles and science that make baking work. This book explains the whys and hows of every chemical reaction, essential ingredient, and technique, revealing the complex mysteries of bread loaves, pastries, and everything in between. Among other additions, How Baking Works, Third Edition includes an all-new chapter on baking for health and wellness, with detailed information on using whole grains, allergy-free baking, and reducing salt, sugar, and fat in a variety of baked goods. This detailed and informative guide features: An introduction to the major ingredient groups, including sweeteners, fats, milk, and leavening agents, and how each affects finished baked goods Practical exercises and experiments that vividly illustrate how different ingredients function Photographs and illustrations that show the science of baking at work End-of-chapter discussion and review questions that reinforce key concepts and test learning For both practicing and future bakers and pastry chefs, How Baking Works, Third Edition offers an unrivaled hands-on learning experience.

How Baking Works

How Baking Works
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Author: Paula I. Figoni
Pages: 262
ISBN: 0470398140
Release: 2010-12
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An up-to-date, comprehensive guide to understanding and applying food science to the bakeshopThe essence of baking is chemistry, and anyone who wants to be a master pastry chef must understand the principles and science that make baking work. This book explains the whys and hows of every chemical reaction, essential ingredient, and technique, revealing the complex mysteries of bread loaves, pastries, and everything in between. Among other additions, How Baking Works, Third Edition includes an all-new chapter on baking for health and wellness, with detailed information on using whole grains, allergy-free baking, and reducing salt, sugar, and fat in a variety of baked goods. This detailed and informative guide features: - An introduction to the major ingredient groups, including sweeteners, fats, milk, and leavening agents, and how each affects finished baked goods- Practical exercises and experiments that vividly illustrate how different ingredients function - Photographs and illustrations that show the science of baking at work- End-of-chapter discussion and review questions that reinforce key concepts and test learningFor both practicing and future bakers and pastry chefs, How Baking Works, Third Edition offers an unrivaled hands-on learning experience.

Brilliant Bread

Brilliant Bread
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Author: James Morton
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781448176694
Release: 2013-08-29
Editor: Random House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Winner of the 2014 Guild of Food Writers Award for Cookery Book of the Year. James Morton was surely the people's favourite to win 2012's Great British Bake Off series - with his Fairisle jumpers and eccentric showstoppers, this soft-spoken Scottish medical student won the viewers' hearts if not the trophy. James's real passion is bread-making. He is fascinated by the science of it, the taste of it, the making of it. And in Brilliant Bread he communicates that passion to everyone, demystifying the often daunting process of "proper" bread making. James uses supermarket flour and instant yeast - you can save money by making your own bread. You don't even have to knead! It just takes a bit of patience and a few simple techniques. Using step by step photos, James guides the reader through the how-to of dough making and shaping, with recipes ranging from basic loaves through flatbreads, sourdoughs, sweet doughs, buns, doughnuts, focaccia and pretzels. Inspiring and simple to follow, with James's no-nonsense advice and tips, this book will mean you never buy another sliced white loaf again.

The Baker s Appendix

The Baker s Appendix
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Author: Jessica Reed
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9780451495747
Release: 2017
Editor: Clarkson Potter

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An essential guide for baking includes metric conversion tables, ingredient substitutions, decorating tips for cakes and cookies, adjustments for baking at high altitudes, and recipes for homemade extracts and food colorings.

Instructor s Manual to Accompany How Baking Works

Instructor s Manual to Accompany How Baking Works
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Author: Figoni
Pages: 140
ISBN: 0470045124
Release: 2007-09-01
Editor: Unknown

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In Search of the Perfect Loaf

In Search of the Perfect Loaf
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Author: Samuel Fromartz
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780698170254
Release: 2014-09-04
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"An invaluable guide for beginning bakers." –Sam Sifton, The New York Times In 2009, journalist Samuel Fromartz was offered the assignment of a lifetime: to travel to France to work in a boulangerie. So began his quest to hone not just his homemade baguette—which later beat out professional bakeries to win the “Best Baguette of D.C.”—but his knowledge of bread, from seed to table. For the next four years, Fromartz traveled across the United States and Europe, perfecting his sourdough in California, his whole grain rye in Berlin, and his country wheat in the South of France. Along the way, he met historians, millers, farmers, wheat geneticists, sourdough biochemists, and everyone in between, learning about the history of breadmaking, the science of fermentation, and more. The result is an informative yet personal account of bread and breadbaking, complete with detailed recipes, tips, and beautiful photographs. Entertaining and inspiring, this book will be a touchstone for a new generation of bakers and a must-read for anyone who wants to take a deeper look at this deceptively ordinary, exceptionally delicious staple: handmade bread.

Rage Baking

Rage Baking
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Author: Katherine Alford,Kathy Gunst
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781982132675
Release: 2020-02-04
Editor: Tiller Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

50+ recipes, short essays, and quotes from some of the best bakers, activists, and outspoken women in our country today—this cookbook encourages women to use sugar and sass as a way to defend, resist, and protest. Since the 2016 election, many women across the country have felt rage, fury, and frustration, wondering how we got here. Some act by calling their senators, some write checks, some join activist groups, march, paint signs, grab their daughters and sons, and raise their voices. But for so many, they also turn to their greatest comfort—their kitchen. Baking has a new meaning in today’s world. These days, baking can be an outlet for expressing our feelings about the current state of our society. Rage Baking offers more than 50 cookie, cake, tart, and pie recipes as well as inspirational essays, reflections, and interviews with well known bakers and impassioned women and activists including Dorie Greenspan, Ruth Reichl, Carla Hall, Preeti Mistry, Julia Turshen, Pati Jinich, Vallery Lomas, Von Diaz, Genevieve Ko, and writers like Rebecca Traister, Pam Houston, Tess Raffery, Cecile Richards, Ann Friedman, Marti Noxon, and many more. Timely, fun, and creative, this cookbook speaks to both skilled and beginner bakers who are looking for new ways to use their sweetest skills to combine food and activism. Containing a collection of recipes that are satisfying and delicious, Rage Baking unites like-minded women who are passionate about baking and change.

BakeWise

BakeWise
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Author: Shirley O. Corriher
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781416560838
Release: 2008-10-28
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For years, food editors and writers have kept CookWise right by their computers. Now that spot they've been holding for BakeWise can be filled. With her years of experience from big-pot cooking for 140 teenage boys and her classic French culinary training to her work as a research biochemist at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Shirley Corriher manages to put two and two together in unique and exciting ways. She describes useful techniques, such as brushing puff pastry with ice water—not just brushing off the flour—making the puff pastry easier to roll. The result? Higher, lighter, and flakier pastry. And you won't find these recipes anywhere else, not even on the Internet. She can help you make moist cakes; flaky pie crusts; shrink-proof perfect meringues that won't leak but still cut like a dream; big, crisp cream puffs; amazing French pastries; light génoise; and crusty, incredibly flavorful, open-textured French breads, such as baguettes and fougasses. BakeWise does not have just a single source of knowledge; Shirley loves reading the works of chefs and other good cooks and shares their information with you, too. She applies not only her expertise but that of the many artisans she admires, such as famous French pastry chefs Gaston Lenôtre and Chef Roland Mesnier, the White House executive pastry chef for twenty-five years; Bruce Healy, author of Mastering the Art of French Pastry; and Bonnie Wagner, Shirley's daughter-in-law's mother. Shirley also retrieves "lost arts" from experts of the past such as Monroe Boston Strause, the pie master of 1930s America. For one dish, she may give you techniques from three or four different chefs plus her own touch of science—“better baking through chemistry.” She adds facts about the right temperature, the right mixing speed, and the right mixing time for the absolutely most stable egg foam, so you can create a light-as-air génoise every time.

52 Loaves

52 Loaves
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Author: William Alexander
Pages: 353
ISBN: 9781616200626
Release: 2011-10-25
Editor: Algonquin Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“A clever weekend baker learns some life lessons, loaf by loaf . . . His bright writing highlights a pleasing variety of comical misadventures” (Kirkus Reviews). William Alexander is determined to bake the perfect loaf of bread. He tasted it long ago, in a restaurant, and has been trying to reproduce it ever since. Without success. Now, on the theory that practice makes perfect, he sets out to bake peasant bread every week until he gets it right. He bakes his loaf from scratch. And because Alexander is nothing if not thorough, he really means from scratch: growing, harvesting, winnowing, threshing, and milling his own wheat. An original take on the six-thousand-year-old staple of life, 52 Loaves explores the nature of obsession, the meditative quality of ritual, the futility of trying to re-create something perfect, our deep connection to the earth, and the mysterious instinct that makes all of us respond to the aroma of baking bread. “Serious, irreverent, funny, and informative at the same time, 52 Loaves reflects precisely the frustrating and infuriating—if not impossible—process of creating the perfect bread.” —Jacques Pépin “Nitpicking obsessiveness was never so appetizing.” —Entertainment Weekly “Alexander’s breathless, witty memoir is a joy to read. It’s equal parts facts and fun. . . . Alexander is wildly entertaining on the page, dropping clever one-liners in the form of footnotes and parenthetical afterthoughts throughout.” —The Boston Globe “A warm, laugh-out-loud [memoir] . . . Alexander writes about the ups (few), the downs (numerous) and a lively history of bread itself, all recounted in a self-effacing but often irreverent voice.” —The Oregonian

How to Bake

How to Bake
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Author: Paul Hollywood
Pages: 303
ISBN: 9781408819494
Release: 2013-02-19
Editor: A&C Black

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

All the secrets to baking revealed in this scrumptious cookbook.

Understanding Baking

Understanding Baking
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Author: Joseph Amendola,Nicole Rees
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780471444183
Release: 2003-01-03
Editor: Wiley

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The essential-and accessible-guide to the science of baking Baking is as much a science as an art. That's why, in addition to mastering basic techniques and recipes, every baker must also learn about the science that underlies the baking craft. Guided by contemporary baking and pastry research and practice, this new edition of Joseph Amendola's invaluable reference gives readers knowledge that they can apply to their own baking-whether it's selecting the right flour, understanding how different leavening agents work, or learning about using new baking ingredients and additives to enhance favorite recipes. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, Understanding Baking is an essential companion for anyone who is serious about baking.

The Fannie Farmer Baking Book

The Fannie Farmer Baking Book
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Author: Marion Cunningham,Fannie Merritt Farmer
Pages: 624
ISBN: 0517148293
Release: 1996
Editor: Gramercy Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents over eight hundred recipes for pies, cookies, cakes, breads, and crackers

How Baking Works

How Baking Works
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Author: Paula Figoni
Pages: 358
ISBN: PSU:000054075856
Release: 2004
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents a comprehensive guide to the science of baking, and describes the reactions ingredients undergo during the baking process.

The Good Book of Southern Baking

The Good Book of Southern Baking
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Author: Kelly Fields,Kate Heddings
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781984856234
Release: 2020-09-08
Editor: Lorena Jones Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

100+ beloved recipes proving that Southern baking is American baking—from the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of the New Orleans bakery Willa Jean. “Kelly Fields bakes with the soul of a grandma, the curiosity of a student, and the skill of a master.”—Vivian Howard, author of Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Bon Appétit • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Garden & Gun Celebrated pastry chef Kelly Fields has spent decades figuring out what makes the absolute best biscuits, cornbread, butterscotch pudding, peach pie, and, well, every baked good in the Southern repertoire. Here, in her first book, Fields brings you into her kitchen, generously sharing her boundless expertise and ingenious ideas. With more than one hundred recipes for quick breads, muffins, biscuits, cookies and bars, puddings and custards, cobblers, crisps, galettes, pies, tarts, and cakes—including dozens of variations on beloved standards—this is the new bible for Southern baking.

Baking with Less Sugar

Baking with Less Sugar
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Author: Joanne Chang
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781452139609
Release: 2015-04-21
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Trust Joanne Chang—beloved author of the bestselling Flour and a Harvard math major to boot—to come up with this winning formula: minus the sugar = plus the flavor. The 60-plus recipes here are an eye-opener for anyone who loves to bake and wants to cut back on the sugar. Joanne warmly shares her secrets for playing up delicious ingredients and using natural sweeteners, such as honey, maple syrup, and fruit juice. In addition to entirely new go-to recipes, she's also revisited classics from Flour and her lines-out-the-door bakeries to feature minimal refined sugar. More than 40 mouthwatering photographs beautifully illustrate these revolutionary recipes, making this a must-have book for bakers of all skill levels.

Crumb

Crumb
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Author: Ruby Tandoh
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781607748373
Release: 2015-04-28
Editor: Ten Speed Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A baking cookbook from The Great British Bakeoff contestant Ruby Tandoh, with a focus on charming, flavorful, and practical dishes that celebrate the joy of casual baking. Enjoy the pleasures that baking has to offer, from the exertion of a long knead to the crackle of a loaf cooling on the countertop. Crumb presents a simple yet exuberant sort of baking, with recipes such as Chamomile Vanilla Cupcakes, Rosemary Pecan Pie, Fennel Seed & Chile Crackers, and Chocolate Lime Mud Cake that excite the palate and bring bliss to everyday baking. A delight to read as well as to cook from, Crumb covers a range of projects from sweet to savory--including cakes, cookies, crackers, bread, pastries, pies, tarts, and more. This is baking stripped back and enjoyed for its own sake, with recipes you’ll return to over and over again.

Ratio

Ratio
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Author: Michael Ruhlman
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781416566120
Release: 2009-04-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Michael Ruhlman’s groundbreaking New York Times bestseller takes us to the very “truth” of cooking: it is not about recipes but rather about basic ratios and fundamental techniques that makes all food come together, simply. When you know a culinary ratio, it’s not like knowing a single recipe, it’s instantly knowing a thousand. Why spend time sorting through the millions of cookie recipes available in books, magazines, and on the Internet? Isn’t it easier just to remember 1-2-3? That’s the ratio of ingredients that always make a basic, delicious cookie dough: 1 part sugar, 2 parts fat, and 3 parts flour. From there, add anything you want—chocolate, lemon and orange zest, nuts, poppy seeds, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, almond extract, or peanut butter, to name a few favorite additions. Replace white sugar with brown for a darker, chewier cookie. Add baking powder and/or eggs for a lighter, airier texture. Ratios are the starting point from which a thousand variations begin. Ratios are the simple proportions of one ingredient to another. Biscuit dough is 3:1:2—or 3 parts flour, 1 part fat, and 2 parts liquid. This ratio is the beginning of many variations, and because the biscuit takes sweet and savory flavors with equal grace, you can top it with whipped cream and strawberries or sausage gravy. Vinaigrette is 3:1, or 3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar, and is one of the most useful sauces imaginable, giving everything from grilled meats and fish to steamed vegetables or lettuces intense flavor. Cooking with ratios will unchain you from recipes and set you free. With thirty-three ratios and suggestions for enticing variations, Ratio is the truth of cooking: basic preparations that teach us how the fundamental ingredients of the kitchen—water, flour, butter and oils, milk and cream, and eggs—work. Change the ratio and bread dough becomes pasta dough, cakes become muffins become popovers become crepes. As the culinary world fills up with overly complicated recipes and never-ending ingredient lists, Michael Ruhlman blasts through the surplus of information and delivers this innovative, straightforward book that cuts to the core of cooking. Ratio provides one of the greatest kitchen lessons there is—and it makes the cooking easier and more satisfying than ever.

Advanced Bread and Pastry

Advanced Bread and Pastry
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Author: Michel Suas
Pages: 1056
ISBN: 9781133714903
Release: 2012-07-24
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Advanced Bread & Pastry has a unique approach to providing advanced level concepts, techniques and formulas to those aspiring to be professional bakers and professional pastry chefs. Exquisite photographs are throughout to further inspire learners and professionals of the unlimited potential of the craft. Advanced Bread and Pastry provides in depth information and troubleshooting strategies for addressing the complex techniques of the advanced level of bread and pastry arts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.