Flavor is the essence of fine baking, the source of wonderful tastes and aromas that tempt the palate and delight the senses. In Baking by Flavor, Lisa Yockelson shares flavor-boosting secrets that can make virtually any recipe burst with new vigor and freshness. She reveals concepts and techniques for using 18 basic ingredients, including chocolate, vanilla, apricot, and lemon—in order to stack flavors layer by delicious layer.
Home bakers will learn to bring excite to old classics as the author enlivens a dormant pound cake by scenting its sugar with vanilla, creams the butter with vanilla scrapings, and beats egg yolks with a double-strength vanilla extract. Chocolate brownies become richly sensuous with the addition of chopped nuts coated with cocoa powder and confectioner's sugar.Includes 260 recipes that will inspire home bakers to bring old favorites into new delightsBeautifully illustrated with 118 color photographsPresents recipes in clearly written, easy-to-follow instructions that are accessible for cooks of every level
For home bakers who are tired of the same-old same-old, Baking by Flavor offers new ways to bring excitement to the every day.
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Yockelson (Baking by Flavor) has built her collection of 200 recipes on "essays that offer a magnifying-glass look at a particular baking recipeâits design, reasons for interest, and composition."May 16 2011 | Read Full Review of Baking by Flavor
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