Author(s): Bo Friberg
This text brings up-to-date coverage of basic baking and pastry techniques to a new generation of pastry chefs and serious home bakers. It has been redesigned to meet the needs of today's pastry kitchen.
BO FRIBERG, Certified Master Pastry Chef, is Executive Pastry Chef at the San Diego Culinary Institute in La Mesa, California. With more than forty years of experience in the industry, he has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including two gold medals at the Culinary Arts Exhibit of the Pacific Coast. He has also demonstrated the art of pastry making on television shows, including the highly acclaimed public television series Cooking Secrets of the CIA; Cooking at the Academy; and NBC's Today show.
1. Mise en Place. 2. Basic Doughs. 3. Yeast Breads. 4. Flatbreads, Crackers and Rolls. 5. Breakfast Breads and Pastries. 6. Cookies. 7. Tarts, Pies, Cobblers and Crisps. 8. Tea Cakes, Pound Cakes, Muffins and Other Quick Breads. 9. Sponge Cakes and Cake Bases. 10. Basic Chocolate Work and Decorating Techniques. 11. Decorated Cakes. 12. Individual Pastries. 13. Plated Desserts. 14. Ice Cream and Sorbets. 15. Custards, Puddings, Mousses, Charlottes and Bavarois. 16. Sauces, Syrups, and Fillings. Appendix A: Ingredients. Appendix B: Equipment. Appendix C: Weights, Measures, and Yields. Index.