There are recipes for poundcake-, spongecake-, and meringue-based "gbteaux, "in addition to bavarians, charlottes, mousse cakes, and loaf and log cakes (like the classic Chocolate Yule Log). There are also over 40 recipes for frostings, glazes, sauces, and fillings. In addition, there are detailed ingredient and equipment sections, and comprehensive instructions on general baking techniques--everything from separating and whipping eggs to working with a pastry tube to the correct way to temper chocolate. The more than 400 step-by-step illustrations (penned by Paul Bugat) that accompany the recipes and the 32 pages of color photographs of these magnificent cakes will be enough to tempt any baker, amateur or pro, into the kitchen.
|Hardcover Book, 608 pages||English|
|William Morrow & Company (Unknown)||Unknown|
|9780688141998||8.30 x 10.28 x 1.79 inches|
|Cake Baking & Cake Cookbooks|