Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking
Published September 16th 2010
Size 9.2 x 10.5 inches
After 30 years of teaching and 8 cookbooks, Nick Malgieri is finally writing the book he's meant to — a collection of 20 essential techniques, with 3 to 5 variations thereof — outlining the easiest way to learn the essentials of baking. The 20 chapters cover all the main techniques of fine baking, starting with simple pastry dough and moving through puff pastry and Danish pastry, all sorts of breads, quick breads, cakes, and cookies.
Nick Malgieri, former Executive Pastry Chef at Windows on the World and 1996 inductee into Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, is currently director of the baking program at the Institute of Culinary Education.
The author of nine other cookbooks, including the James Beard winner How to Bake and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook award-winner Chocolate, Nick's recipes have been published widely, including in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Gourmet, and Bon Appetit.
Nick has appeared on national morning shows and local television throughout the United States, as well Food Network and Martha Stewart.