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The recipes come with a pedigree. Readers can thus enjoy baking-book expert Flo Braker's Triple Chocolate Cake and Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam Cake, "Italian baker" Carol Field's Italian Whole Wheat Bread, and Chez Panisse pastry chef Lindsey Shere's Warm Pear Tart and Simple Nectarine Gallete. Other outstanding recipes include Julia Cookenboo's Pistachio-Golden Raisin Biscotti, Fran Gage's Spicy Cornmeal Crackers, and Rochelle Huppin-Fleck's Blood Orange Chiffon Pie with Chocolate Crumb Crust. In addition to insightful notes that accompany every recipe, the book offers definitive ingredient and equipment glossaries (chocolate is particularly well treated here), a detailed cake-basics section (batter-mixing for all cake types as well as other techniques are explored in depth), and color photos that depict the mouthwatering sweets in all their glory. The group has done its work well--this is one of the best baking books to appear in recent years. --Arthur Boehm --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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This cookbook offers expert instruct on advanced baking
techniques. Great for intermediate or experienced bakers. Read more
Just not that impressed with the book or recipes. I bought it based upon the recommendation of a friend. Usually I like to peruse a cookbook before I buy it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Cheyenne Eddie
Looks like there are a lot of great recipes. The book was used but it was in like new condition when I received it.Published 20 months ago by Teresa Masterson
Every recipe in this book is pure gold. They are also generally easy to adapt, too. Hands-down my favorite baking cookbook.Published on April 28, 2013 by Erin
I bought this for my teenager. She loves to bake. More than thirteen bakers contributed to this book, testing every recipe. It was just what we were looking for.Published on November 20, 2012 by claire f sherman
I have made many recipes from this book and I found all of them to be great. All of these bakers have different strong points and you get to learn each technique and recipe by the... Read morePublished on June 19, 2011 by Dale M.
This is a good book with lots of variety. I am in the process of trying the recipes and can't comment on too many of them. Read morePublished on May 6, 2011 by dezi
Someone gave me this book as a gift, knowing I'm not much of a baker. It's a treasure to have and I've made many of the recipes in here. Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by Michael Friedman