How to Bake
By Nick Malgieri
One of America’s preeminent bakers and baking teachers, Nick Malgieri reveals the secrets behind creating professional-quality confections in this winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Baking Book. He shares scores of mouthwatering recipes for plain and fancy cakes; breads, biscuits, muffins, and scones; sweet and savory pies and tarts; brownies, macaroons 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.