Professional Baking / Edition 5

Professional Baking / Edition 5

by Wayne Gisslen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471783498

ISBN-13: 9780471783497

Pub. Date: 03/03/2008

Publisher: Wiley

"Classic."—Food & Wine Magazine

The timeless professional baking reference—revised and updated

Covering everything from cakes, pies, pastries, and cookies to artisan breads, fritters, and custards, Professional Baking, Fifth Edition is your essential guide to baking and pastry today. A mainstay on the shelves of serious bakers everywhere, this tested

Overview

"Classic."—Food & Wine Magazine

The timeless professional baking reference—revised and updated

Covering everything from cakes, pies, pastries, and cookies to artisan breads, fritters, and custards, Professional Baking, Fifth Edition is your essential guide to baking and pastry today. A mainstay on the shelves of serious bakers everywhere, this tested reference showcases the talents of IACP award-winning author Wayne Gisslen in one comprehensive volume.

New features in this Fifth Edition include material on special diets and advanced techniques like pastry, chocolate, and sugar work. Nearly 900 recipes range from the classic to the creative, with more than 775 color photographs illustrating ingredients, step-by-step techniques, and finished dishes. A clear style, engaging presentation, and high level of detail provide you with a full understanding of how to create truly masterful baked goods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471783497
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/03/2008
Edition description:
5th Edition, Trade Version
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
276,339
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Recipe Contents.

About Le Cordon Bleu.

Foreword.

Preface.

Chapter 1. The Baking Profession.

Chapter 2. Basic Professional Skills: Bakeshop Math and Sanitation.

Chapter 3. Baking and Pastry Equipment.

Chapter 4. Ingredients.

Chapter 5. Basic Baking Principles.

Chapter 6. Understanding Yeast Doughs.

Chapter 7. Understanding Artisan Breads.

Chapter 8. Lean Yeast Doughs.

Chapter 9. Rich Yeast Doughs.

Chapter 10. Quick Breads.

Chapter 11. Doughnuts, Fritters, Pancakes, and Waffles.

Chapter 12. Basic Syrups, Creams, and Sauces.

Chapter 13. Pies.

Chapter 14. Pastry Basics.

Chapter 15. Tarts and Special Pastries.

Chapter 16. Cake Mixing and Baking.

Chapter 17. Assembling and Decorating Cakes.

Chapter 18. Specialty Cakes, Gâteaux, and Torten.

Chapter 19. Cookies.

Chapter 20. Custards Puddings, Mousses, and Soufflés.

Chapter 21. Frozen Desserts.

Chapter 22. Fruit Desserts.

Chapter 3. Dessert Presentation.

Chapter 24. Chocolate.

Chapter 25. Marzipan, Nouogatine, and Pastillage.

Chapter 26. Sugar Techniques.

Chapter 27. Baking for Special Diets.

Appendix 1. Large-Quantity Measurements.

Appendix 2. Metric Conversion Factors.

Appendix 3. Decimal Equivalents of Common Fractions.

Appendix 4. Approximate Volume Equivalents of Dry Foods.

Appendix 5. Temperature Calculations for Yeast Doughs.

Appendix 6. Eggs and Safety.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Recipe Index.

Subject Index.

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