Professional Baking, College Version with CD-ROM, 5th Edition
May 2008, ©2009
About Le Cordon Bleu.
Chapter 1. The Baking Profession.
Chapter 2. Basic professional Skills: Bakeshop Math and Sanitation.
Chapter 3. Baking and Pastry Equipment.
Chapter 4. Ingredients.
Chapter 5. Basic Baking Principles.
Chapter 6. Understanding Yeast Doughs.
Chapter 7. Understanding Artisan Breads.
Chapter 8. Lean Yeast Doughs.
Chapter 9. Rich Yeast Doughs.
Chapter 10. Quick Breads.
Chapter 11. Doughnuts, Fritters, Pancakes, and Waffles.
Chapter 12. Basic Syrups, Creams, and Sauces.
Chapter 13. Pies.
Chapter 14. Pastry Basics.
Chapter 15. Tarts and Special Pastries.
Chapter 16. Cake Mixing and Baking.
Chapter 17. Assembling and Decorating Cakes.
Chapter 18. Specialty Cakes, Gâteaux, and Torten.
Chapter 19. Cookies.
Chapter 20. Custards Puddings, Mousses, and Soufflés.
Chapter 21. Frozen Desserts.
Chapter 22. Fruit Desserts.
Chapter 3. Dessert Presentation.
Chapter 24. Chocolate.
Chapter 25. Marzipan, Nouogatine, and Pastillage.
Chapter 26. Sugar Techniques.
Chapter 27. Baking for Special Diets.
Appendix 1. Large-Quantity Measurements.
Appendix 2. Metric Conversion Factors.
Appendix 3. Decimal Equivalents of Common Fractions.
Appendix 4. Approximate Volume Equivalents of Common Fractions.
Appendix 4. Approximate Volume Equivalents of Dry Foods.
Appendix 5. Temperature Calculations for Yeast Doughs.
Appendix 6. Eggs and Safety.
Wayne Gisslen is the IACP award-winning author of the bestselling series of culinary books that includes Professional Cooking, Professional Baking, Essentials of Professional Cooking, Advanced Professional Cooking, and The Chef's Art: Secrets of Four-Star Cooking at Home, all published by Wiley. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he has written and worked extensively in the field of culinary arts, with experience as a restaurant chef, test kitchen supervisor, and food and beverage consultant.
Includes 24 completely new recipes - dozens more have been revised and improved
Includes a new chapter on baking for special diets, including low-fat, low-sugar, gluten-free, and dairy-free diets
Features 105 new photographs of finished dishes, techniques and product identification.
More detailed information on controlling gluten development, the baking process, and basic yeast dough techniques
- Each copy of the text includes a new recipe management software program, Wiley CulinarE-Companion™, features user-friendly navigation, flexibility, and robust content—which means no special training necessary!
- This edition can be packaged with new method cards featuring step-by-step instructions of the key methods used in creating yeast doughs, quick breads, cakes and cookies
- Includes new sidebars explaining the history and cultural background of various bakery products, as well as details concerning specialty equipment, ingredients, nutrition, and other topics of interest
- The most widely used textbook for the introductory baking course
- Includes close to 900 recipes
- Offers complete, step-by-step instruction in the art of making delicious pastries, cakes, desserts, and artisan breads
- Covers advanced pastry work including special pastries, specialty cakes, frozen desserts, sugar work and show pieces, dessert presentation, and chocolate work
- Its comprehensiveness is unmatched in the market and its clear and technically accurate content provide readers with the base of knowledge that they need to further their skills
- Provides comprehensive coverage of the basics (bread making and cake mixing) and enhanced coverage of higher level techniques (pastry, chocolate, sugar work), which are becoming increasingly common in the introductory course