For everyone who's ever been stumped by a problem while baking or has had a question about an ingredient, a piece of equipment, or the best technique, this comprehensive reference provides all the answers plus recipes to delight every baker with results that please every taste. More than 250 pages detail the unique qualities of 700 baker's ingredients and how to use them to best advantage. Short on a certain ingredient? Missing the right-sized baking pan? Consult one of the 50-plus pages of extraordinarily informative substitution and troubleshooting charts and lists. Learn the art of layering flavors, using different forms of the same ingredient in one dessert. Move beyond carrots to experience the larger world of sweet vegetables in baking. Pair flavors to create depth, complexity, and inspired variations. More than 150 recipes from a pastry chef's home kitchen - all flavorful, sumptuous, and doable.
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