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  • Bake - Tuttle Publishing

Bake

The Essential Companion

Adrian Lander, Photographer
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804843027
Format:
Hardcover
Date Published:
9/10/2012
Illustrations:
200 recipes; 250 color photographs
Number of Pages:
272
Length:
10
Width:
8
Weight:
40 oz
Original Price:
$34.95
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Baking is a form of alchemy—the art of turning mundane everyday ingredients into something extraordinary. Alison Thompson has studied at the sides of some of the world's greatest pastry chefs for years, learning the art and science of baking. In Bake: The Essential Companion, Alison shares the creations that continue to delight her clientele and her family.

There's a recipe here for every occasion and every part of your meal—dinner, side dishes and, of course, dessert! With more than 200 mouthwatering recipes including her all-time favorite breads, cakes and cookies, Alison also presents dozens of unique pastry recipes that you normally only find in a specialty pastry shop. She even includes a gluten-free selection. With Bake at your side you'll become adept at conjuring some amazing baking magic—it's like taking a baking class in the comfort of your own home!

Recipes include:
  • Potato and Rosemary Pizza
  • Smoked Salmon and Dill Quiche
  • Za'atar-Spiced Flatbreads
  • Savory Cheese Twists
  • Vanilla Custard
  • Raspberry Brioche
  • Burnt Butter and Berry Friands
  • White Chocolate Mud Cake

Author Bio

Alison Thompson has been passionate about cooking since she was a child, writing her first cookbook when she was just 11 years old. She now has 15 years experience under her belt as a professional chef and pastry chef. Alison has worked with some of the finest pastry chefs in the world. She is the founder and head pastry chef of Alison Louise Designer Cakes, a wedding and special occasion cake business. In 2010 she published her first book, Macaron. She lives in Australia.