BAKE! Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking
Bake! is the ultimate collection from acclaimed pastry chef, teacher and cookery writer Nick Malgieri. It is an indispensable collection of the 20 essential techniques of successful baking and contains 125 recipes. Each chapter starts with an Essential Technique or Master Recipe, which is accompanied by practical step-by-step photography. Nick then shows you how you can use this Master Recipe to make endless variations. So not only do you learn how to make a Pear and Walnut Tart, but also how to adapt it with pecans, almonds, blueberries or nectarines. From simple shortcrust to perfect puff pastry and delicious breads, cakes and biscuits, Nick demystifies baking and shows you the easiest way to produce mouthwatering results every time. Gorgeously illustrated throughout and including a short introduction on ingredients and equipment, Bake! is all you need to become an accomplished, confident baker.
- Hardback | 224 pages
- 233 x 262 x 20mm | 1,110g
- 10 Feb 2011
- Octopus Publishing Group
- KYLE CATHIE
- London, United Kingdom
- colour photography throughout
About Nick Malgieri
Nick Malgieri, former Executive Pastry Chef at Windows on the World and 1996 inductee into Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, is currently director of the baking programme at the Institute of Culinary Education. The author of 8 cookbooks, Nick's recipes have been published in The New York Times, Food & Wine and Gourmet and he is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post. Nick has made many television appearances, including on Food Network and Martha Stewart.