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A companion to Master Chef Bo Friberg's classic The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, this comprehensive collection is ideal for second-year courses in baking programs at culinary schools, as well as for accomplished chefs in personal or professional kitchens who want to keep abreast of contemporary trends.
Chef Bo begins with elegant decorated cakes, describing the myriad complications and variations, then moves on to creating individual pastries and plated, frozen, and low-calorie desserts. He presents a special chapter on wedding cakes, which includes valuable information on the corollary business aspects, such as calculating size and determining cost. Other chapters address the rich world of charlottes, custards, Bavarian creams, mousses, soufflés, modernist desserts, and holiday favorites. Most importantly, in this advanced volume, Chef Bo offers clear, concise instructions, reinforced with line drawings and step-by-step photographs, of advanced decorating techniques, sugarwork, and chocolate artistry, as well as marzipan figures. Recipes include:
Illustrated step-by-step instructions demystify even the most complex techniques and preparations, ensuring the recipes remain eminently accessible throughout. With over 100 vivid color photographs that bring the delicacies remarkably to life, The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef provides expert instruction on the latest and greatest desserts for the serious baker.
Master Chef Bo Friberg returns with sophisticated dessert recipes for the advanced professional chef and the serious home baker. A companion to the popular The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, this new book delivers readers to the upper echelons of pastry creation, describing advanced techniques in sugarwork, chocolate artistry, and marzipan figures. Chef Bo also devotes chapters to the baking and business of wedding cakes, holiday favorites, modernist desserts, light desserts, and advanced decorating techniques. The accomplished baker will enjoy considerably expanding his or her repertoire with The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef.
"Bo Friberg's The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef is a superb resource for the pastry student, as well as the established chef. His years of experience as a chef and teacher shine through in these well-formulated recipes and insightful tips. This is an essential book for every student of pastry who aspires to a higher level."
Jacquy Pfeiffer, Pastry Instructor and Owner of the French Pastry School
Unfortunately, book is adapted to americans. Units, ingredients and sweetness of foods are not meet with european standards and habits.Published 1 month ago by Petr
Somewhat dated (pics of plated desserts) , but very thourough. Some Scandinavian recipes that are nice. Good to have in arsenal.Published 2 months ago by JJ
This book was a required textbook for my Pastry and Confections course. As textbooks go, it was useful and pertinent to the course, but several of the recipes did not work well. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. J. Primus
Another book to add to my growing library of pastry art. I'm still reading it through. Seems like a great reference book.Published 5 months ago by Robert Hansen
REalmente este libro deben tenerlos todos, es excelente!
This book have all recipes than all pastry chef and amateur can to do in a home... Read more
Bo Friberg is an amazing pastry chef. This book is a classic book to add to your collection. Great recipes and pictures and templates too!Published 11 months ago by Patricia E Terry
Love this book and will use this where every I go. I do like that he goes in to detail on may of the topics and the formulas are pretty much right on. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sam