Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Baking by Cathy Burgett

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Like its cousin, Essentials of Grilling, Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Baking is the ultimate sourcebook for the modern home baker.Whether creating easy muffins and quickbreads, artisan-style yeast loaves, or special occasion cakes and pastries, the reader will find what they need within the pages of the book.Over 130 recipes for contemporary baked goods will be supplemented with thorough discussions of basic baking equipment, ingredients, fundamental baking techniques, and instructions for preparing dessert sauces, fillings, frostings, glazes and other adornments.


About Cathy Burgett

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Elinor Klivans is an award-winning pastry chef trained in France and the United States. She is the author of several cookbooks, including "Big Fat Cookies" and "Bake and Freeze Desserts, " a Julia Child Cookbook Award nominee, and a coauthor of Williams-Sonoma "Essentials of Baking." Based in Maine, Klivans is also a frequent guest on radio and television and has written for numerous national magazines. A former food journalist, Lou Seibert Pappas is the acclaimed author of more than 50 cookbooks, including Williams-Sonoma"Thanksgiving Entertaining" and Food Made Fast "Baking" in addition to "Biscotti; Crepes, Ice Creams, and Sorbets; Fondue"; and "The Christmas Cookie Book. " She lives in Northern California.
Published October 1, 2003 by Oxmoor House. 320 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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