Winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Baking Book! One of America's preeminent bakers and baking teachers presents this accessible, hardcover guide to creating professional-quality confections. Nick Malgieri shares scores of mouth-watering recipes for plain and fancy cakes; breads, biscuits, muffins, and scones; sweet and savory pies and tarts; brownies, macaroons, rugelach, and all manner of cookies. In addition to his clear, detailed instructions, Malgieri offers helpful tips for variations on classic recipes as well as suggestions for everything from making a pastry bag to mastering cake and pie toppings. Presented in order from the simplest to most complex, these recipes from the collection of a great pastry chef will add a whole new level of sophistication to your kitchen repertoire.
Author and television personality