Baking with Julia

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
ISBN: 0688146570
Release Date: 1996-11-04
Genre: Cooking

Baking with Julia Nothing promises pleasure more readily than the words "freshly baked." And nothing says magnum opus as definitively as Baking with Julia, which offers the dedicated home cook, whether a novice or seasoned veteran, a unique distillation of the baker's art. Baking with Julia is not only a book full of glorious recipes but also one that continues Julia's teaching tradition. Here, basic techniques come alive and are made easily comprehensible in recipes that demonstrate the myriad ways of raising dough, glazing cakes, and decorating crusts. This is the resource you'll turn to again and again for all your baking needs. With Baking with Julia in your cookbook library, you can become a master baker. And there's no better time to be baking than now. Quality baking today is more varied, more exciting, and simply more authentic than ever before. Baking with Julia celebrates this tremendous range with enticing recipes that marry sophisticated European techniques to American tastes and ingredients. With creative flair, napoleons are layered with tropical fruits, pumpkin and cranberries are kneaded into bread doughs, and a tart is topped with sweet stewed onions. Along the way, step-by-step photographs demonstrate the basic building blocks of the pastry and bread baker's repertoire, and from this firm foundation fancy takes flight. Baking with Julia presents an extraordinary assemblage of talent, knowledge, and artistry from the new generation of bakers whose vision is so much a part of this book. The list of contributors reads like a Who's Who of today's master bakers, including Flo Braker, Steve Sullivan, Marcel Desaulniers, Nick Malgieri, Alice Medrich, Nancy Silverton, Martha Stewart, and a host of bright new talents such as Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. With nearly two hundred recipes, and half as many pages of tantalizing full-color photographs, this incomparable kitchen companion goes far beyond what most cookbooks offer. More than fifty pages of illustrated reference sections define basic terms and techniques, and explain the hows and whys of batters and doughs to take you effortlessly through the essential techniques. If you've never made flaky pie crust, your first no-fail experience is at hand. If you've never baked bread, that most satisfying and sensual pleasure awaits the turn of a page. With recipes for breads, pastries, cookies, and cakes—from chocolate to cheesecake, from miniature gems to multi-tiered masterpieces—this cookbook is a total immersion experience in the wonder of home baking.

Baking

Author: Dorie Greenspan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547348063
Release Date: 2013-07-23
Genre: Cooking

Dorie Greenspan has written recipes for the most eminent chefs in the world: Pierre Hermé, Daniel Boulud, and arguably the greatest of them all, Julia Child, who once told Dorie, “You write recipes just the way I do.” Her recipe writing has won widespread praise for its literate curiosity and “patient but exuberant style.” (One hard-boiled critic called it “a joy forever.”) In Baking: From My Home to Yours, her masterwork, Dorie applies the lessons from three decades of experience to her first and real love: home baking. The 300 recipes will seduce a new generation of bakers, whether their favorite kitchen tools are a bowl and a whisk or a stand mixer and a baker’s torch. Even the most homey of the recipes are very special. Dorie’s favorite raisin swirl bread. Big spicy muffins from her stint as a baker in a famous New York City restaurant. French chocolate brownies (a Parisian pastry chef begged for the recipe). A dramatic black and white cake for a “wow” occasion. Pierre Hermé’s extraordinary lemon tart. The generous helpings of background information, abundant stories, and hundreds of professional hints set Baking apart as a one-of-a-kind cookbook. And as if all of this weren’t more than enough, Dorie has appended a fascinating minibook, A Dessertmaker’s Glossary, with more than 100 entries, from why using one’s fingers is often best, to how to buy the finest butter, to how the bundt pan got its name.

Cooking with Master Chefs

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679748296
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Cooking

Features interviews with sixteen American master chefs and presents fifty of their recipes, explaining individual techniques that make the dishes memorable

Paris Sweets

Author: Dorie Greenspan
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780307489395
Release Date: 2008-12-18
Genre: Cooking

The prize-winning author of Baking with Julia (more than 350,000 copies sold), among other cookbook classics, celebrates the sweet life with recipes and lore from Paris's finest patisseries. Like most lovers of pastry and Paris, Dorie Greenspan has always marveled at the jewel-like creations displayed in bakery windows throughout the City of Light. Now, in a charmingly illustrated tribute to the capital of sweets, Greenspan presents a splendid assortment of recipes from Paris’s foremost pastry chefs in a book that is as transporting to read as it is easy to use. From classic recipes, some centuries old, to updated innovations, Paris Sweets provides a sumptuous guide to creating cookies, from the fabled madeleine to simple, ultra-buttery sables; tarts, from the famous Tatin, which began its life as an upside-down error, to a delightful strawberry tart embellished with homemade strawberry marshmallows; and a glorious range of cakes–lemon-drenched "weekend cake," fudge cake, and the show-stopping Opera. Paris Sweets brims with assorted temptations that even a novice can prepare, such as coffee éclairs, rum-soaked babas, and meringue puffs. Evocative portraits of the pastry shops and chefs, as well as information on authentic French ingredients, make this a truly comprehensive tour. An elegant gift for Francophiles, armchair travelers, bakers of all skill levels, and certainly for oneself, Paris Sweets brings home a taste of enchantment. From the Hardcover edition.

Artisan Baking

Author: Maggie Glezer
Publisher: Artisan Publishers
ISBN: 1579652913
Release Date: 2005-10-01
Genre: Cooking

A collection of bread recipes from the finest artisan bread bakers across America features dozens of delicious sourdoughs, pizzas, corn breads, and baguettes, in a cookbook that presents step-by-step instruction in professional bread-making techniques, includes sources for equipment and ingredients, and chronicles the development of the artisan bread movement and its principles. Reprint.

In Julia s Kitchen with Master Chefs

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0679760059
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Cooking

The popular television chef joins forces with twenty-six master cooks from across the country to present a collection of 150 recipes representing a variety of American and ethnic cuisine

Julia Child s Menu Cookbook

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: Outlet
ISBN: 0517064855
Release Date: 1978
Genre: Cookery.

Presents complete menus from "Julia Child & Company" and "Julia Child & More Company" for every occasion, from picnics to dinner parties

From Julia Child s Kitchen

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: Gramercy
ISBN: 0517207125
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Cooking

A new edition of one of the beloved chef's earliest cookbooks presents an American approach to classic French cookery, along with a host of delectable recipes and cooking techniqes for both novice and experienced cooks.

The French Chef Cookbook

Author: Julia Child
Publisher:
ISBN: 0345425421
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Cooking

The recipes and techniques demonstrated on Julia Child's television program are presented in chronological order

Joy the Baker Cookbook

Author: Joy Wilson
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 9781401304195
Release Date: 2012-02-28
Genre: Cooking

Joy the Baker Cookbook includes everything from "Man Bait" Apple Crisp to Single Lady Pancakes to Peanut Butter Birthday Cake. Joy's philosophy is that everyone loves dessert; most people are just looking for an excuse to eat cake for breakfast.

The King Arthur Flour Baker s Companion

Author: King Arthur Flour (Firm)
Publisher:
ISBN: 0881505811
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Cooking

The premium flour manufacturer provides a comprehensive reference and resource guide to baking everything from pastries, breads, cakes, popovers, cookies and pasta with easy-to-follow instructions, nutritional information and additional food tips. Original. 30,000 first printing.

The Cake Bible

Author: Rose Levy Beranbaum
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544859562
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Cooking

Now available for the first time as an e-book, the classic cake-baking reference from award-winning author Rose Levy Beranbaum

Julia s Casual Dinners

Author: Julia Child
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 037540337X
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Cooking

Offers step-by-step recipes for a series of menus for casual meals and includes shopping tips, suggestions for using leftovers, and planning advice.

Dessert Circus

Author: Jacques Torres
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
ISBN: 0688156541
Release Date: 1997-12-17
Genre: Cooking

Master the building blocks of dessert making and you can create anything. That is the simple philosophy of Jacques Torres, host of the public television series Dessert Circus and executive pastry chef at the world-renowned Le Cirque 2000 restaurant. In Dessert Circus he stays true to his principles. Learn how to temper chocolate (simply bringing melted chocolate to the right temperature) and you can make Chocolate-Covered Almonds. Learn to make sorbet (no harder than buying an ice cream machine) and you can make a Palette of Sorbets, a chocolate palette artfully topped with five different fruit sorbets. Master the recipe for Classic Genoise cake and you have the starting point for everything from Banana Moon Cakes to a raspberry mousse-filled ladybug. Jacques explains it all in clear, plain language, like a teacher at your side. He doesn't just tell you what to do, he tells you why you are doing it that way. Dessert Circus isn't just a stunning collection of a hundred astonishing desserts, it is a primer in the basics of dessert chemistry. You will learn about ingredients and how they react when mixed, kneaded, chilled, or heated and be taught the red flags of warning--the signs that something is not going right--and what you might be able to do to save the situation. Dessert Circus satisfies your every craving. Chocoholic? Revel in homemade Peanut Butter Cups. Want something simple and homey? How about Decorative Shortbread Cookies or Old-fashioned Macaroons? If you think creaminess is the hallmark of a dessert to die for, open up to classic Creme Brulee and soon-to-be-classic Tiramisu. There are fruit desserts (try Roosted Whole Peaches with Fresh Almonds and Pistachios), pastries, (Napoleons, Baba au Rhum), and frozen finales. But that's not all. Jacques has included recipes for all his signature desserts. Appreciate the architecture of New York City without ever leaving your kitchen by making The Manhattan, chocolate cake layered with a bittersweet chocolate cream constructed in the shape of a skyscraper. Enjoy winter any time of year with The Snowman, a little man made not out of snow but snowy white meringue and filled with tart lemon curd. If you're really feeling your baking oats, there is the final chapter, For the Truly Adventurous. Make a Cookie Tree, a Croquembouche (a pyramid of small cream puffs), or a wedding cake for sixty. Each recipe is rated for its level of difficulty so you can start with desserts that match your level of experience and work your way up to those more challenging. Every recipe is accompanied by a color photograph of the finished dessert and step-by-step photographs where appropriate. If you love dessert, you'll love Dessert Circus.

Baking Chez Moi

Author: Dorie Greenspan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547708324
Release Date: 2014-10-21
Genre: Cooking

A “culinary guru” and author of the award-winning Around My French Table and Baking: From My Home to Yours returns with an exciting collection of simple desserts from French home cooks and chefs With her groundbreaking bestseller Around My French Table, Dorie Greenspan changed the way we view French food. Now, in Baking Chez Moi, she explores the fascinating world of French desserts, bringing together a charmingly uncomplicated mix of contemporary recipes, including original creations based on traditional and regional specialties, and drawing on seasonal ingredients, market visits, and her travels throughout the country. Like the surprisingly easy chocolate loaf cake speckled with cubes of dark chocolate that have been melted, salted, and frozen, which she adapted from a French chef’s recipe, or the boozy, slow-roasted pineapple, a five-ingredient cinch that she got from her hairdresser, these recipes show the French knack for elegant simplicity. In fact, many are so radically easy that they defy our preconceptions: crackle-topped cream puffs, which are all the rage in Paris; custardy apple squares from Normandy; and an unbaked confection of corn flakes, dried cherries, almonds, and coconut that nearly every French woman knows. Whether it’s classic lemon-glazed madeleines, a silky caramel tart, or “Les Whoopie Pies,” Dorie puts her own creative spin on each dish, guiding us with the friendly, reassuring directions that have won her legions of ardent fans.