In this exhaustive pastry guidebook, award-winning pastry chef Bo Friberg provides instructional methods for pastry techniques that underscore fundamental baking principles. He explains how and why pastry chefs do what they do, making even the most complex dishes approachable. Comprehensive and easy to use, The Professional Pastry Chef has proven itself to be the definitive pastry resource for pros and at-home bakers alike.
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[This is] the reference of choice for thousands of pastry chefs and home cooks. A favorite of pastry lovers and serious chefs worldwide, The Professional Pastry Chef presents comprehensive coverage of basic baking and pastry techniques in a fresh and approachable way. . . . It shares encyclopedic guidance on everything from mise en place preparation and basic doughs.
With the recent addition of titles such as Bien Cuit and Josey Baker Bread, ckbk’s bread-baking collection now numbers a neat baker’s dozen. The collection covers everything from books for budding bakers, to works aimed at baking pros, plus beautifully photographed recipe collections inspired by bakeries around the world.