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Baking With Julia: Based on the Pbs Series Hosted by Julia Child

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780688146573

ISBN10:
0688146570
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/8/2009
Publisher(s):
HarperCollins Publications

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 9/8/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Hands on baking with recipes and techniques that teach you how to make great breads, pies, cobblers, cookies, cakes, and pasties, both sweet and savory. A world-class course in baking for new and practiced bakers alike.Baking with Julia is not only a book full of glorious recipes but also one that continues Julia's teaching tradition. Basic techniques come alive and are easily comprehensible in recipes that demonstrate the myriad ways of raising dough, glazing cakes, and decorating crusts. This is the resource you'll turn to again and again for all your baking needs.Baking with Julia presents an extraordinary assemblage of talent, knowledge, and artistry from the new generation of bakers whose vision is so much a part of this book. The list of contributors reads like a Who's Who of today's master bakers: Flo Braker, Steve Sullivan, Marcel Desaulniers, Nick Malgieri, Alice Medrich, Nancy Silverton, Martha Stewart, and a host of bright new talents such as Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid.With nearly 200 recipes, and half as many pages of full-color photographs, this incomparable kitchen companion goes far beyond what most cookbooks offer. More than 50 pages of illustrated reference sections define terms and techniques, and explain the hows and whys of batters and doughs. If you've never made flaky pie crust, your first no-fail experience is at hand.From chocolate to cheesecake, from miniature gems to multitiered masterpieces-this cookbook is a total immersion experience in the wonder of home baking.

Author Biography

Dorie Greenspan has been baking professionally and writing about food for fifteen years. She is the author of Sweet Times: Simple Desserts for Every Occasion, Waffles: From Morning to Midnight, and Pancakes: From Morning to Midnight. Her articles and recipes appear frequently in Bon Appetit, The New York Times, and other national publications.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Sincere Thanksp. ix
Introductionp. xv
The Bakersp. xix
Baking Basicsp. 1
Batters and Doughsp. 29
Breadsp. 55
Daily Loavesp. 79
Artisanal Breadsp. 111
Flatbreadsp. 141
Morning Pastries and Quick Breadsp. 167
Cakesp. 215
Everyday Delightsp. 239
Cakes for Occasionsp. 261
A Glorious Wedding Cakep. 293
Cookiesp. 307
Pastriesp. 335
Homey Pies and Tartsp. 367
Grand Pastriesp. 391
Savory Pastriesp. 419
Sweet Fillings and Savory Spreadsp. 443
About the Bakersp. 461
Sourcesp. 467
Indexp. 469
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