Wayne Gisslen's Professional Baking is unmatched in covering the art, science, and skills of baking practice. It has served for many years as the cornerstone guide for baking and pastry professionals, serious home bakers, and culinary students, giving them the know-how and methods to take their technique to the next level. Now in its Fifth Edition, this peerless resource gives you a complete guide to sustained excellence in your baking.
The book gives clear, detailed information on selecting the proper ingredients, mixing and baking techniques, makeup and assembly, presentation, and more. Reflecting current trends, this revised and updated edition includes new material on baking for special diets including low-fat, low-sugar, gluten-free, and dairy-free diets. There's also expanded coverage of professionalism, baking science, and ingredients. More than 775 color photographsillustrate ingredients and step-by-steptechniques as well as dozens of finished dishes.
Inside you'll find an encyclopedic array of close to 900 classic and creative recipes to explore, ranging from basic cr?pes and puff pastry to intriguing variations on the familiar, such as Sachertorte and Peach Napoleon.
Filled with the best practices and techniques that have been used to educate a generation of bakers, and presented in an easy-to-navigate layout, Professional Baking, Fifth Edition is the key to creating consistently high-quality baked goods with the artistry of a true professional.
"Classic."Food & Wine Magazine
The timeless professional baking referencerevised 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.
This has been my textbook in a college baking class for the last 3 months. I have loved reading it for my homework and studying it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by McDaniel family
Great book I used it in class so I decided to finally order it I love this book very muchPublished 2 months ago by sabreena
I enjoyed the book. All pages where clean and well kept.
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Amazing book, Thank You Very Much!
As a a very serious amateur I found the book
Fantastic a fun fast informative read chapter one the history of baking
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This is your book if you want a single volume that provides professional recipes for just about anything one might find in a true bakeshop.Published 7 months ago by Carl Berggren
A great book. All recipes, that I made in class, worked out well. A LOT of good looking pictures and recipes, but hard to learn out of if you are in a compressed style course.Published 8 months ago by SI
This book is filled with knowledge. For anyone starting out i would say get this book. I could not put it down and its a huge book. Every page i learn something new.Published 12 months ago by Patricia English