The Art of Fine Baking Author:Paula Peck (Drawings by Grambs Miller) Whose heart doesn't fill with joy at the first whiff of the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread? Who isn't nostalgic for the magic days of childhood, when mother or grandmother made wonderful cakes at home? — The Art of Fine Baking is designed to help you recapture these delights. A collection of great recipes in the classic tradition, it brea... more »ks new ground in the introduction of simpler methods that save time and labor. There is no compromise, however, with quality, no substitution for the finest ingredients. Your cakes will please your most knowledgeable and critical friends; they will surpass those of professional bakers. You can make puff paste and croissants, breads and coffeecakes that taste like those of Paris and Vienna, like heaven on earth.
If you are tired of instant living, if you want to know the deep pleasure of creating in your kitchen, if you want to enjoy and serve the best, this is the baking book for you.« less