Author: Linda Stephen
Publisher: R. Rose
Release Date: 2007-01-01
225 delectable recipes designed for the convection oven. Convection ovens have become increasingly popular because they cook faster and produce better results than conventional ovens. But because they work differently from standard ovens, preparing favorite recipes can prove challenging. All the recipes in The Convection Oven Bible are specifically developed for today's convection ovens. Some 125 brand new recipes are added to those from The Best Convection Oven Cookbook to create a wide array of tantalizing recipes, including: Pesto stuffed roast chicken Sirloin steak Provencal Macadamia-crusted salmon with pineapple tartar sauce Roasted beef tenderloin with peppercorn sauce Fall-off-the-bone ribs Cranberry croissant bread pudding B and B maple French toast Speedy polenta gratin Almost hot cross buns Amaretto jelly roll Overnight meringues with chocolate. The author also provides information on converting and adapting favorite recipes, menu suggestions, cookware recommendations and details on oven settings. With delicious results guaranteed every time, The Convection Oven Bible is indispensable for all home cooks.
Beatrice Ojakangas, an authority on convection cooking and author of more than two dozen previous cookbooks, explains how to use your convection oven to achieve perfect results in dramatically less time than with a conventional oven. If you own a convection oven, but don’t really know how to use it, this book is for you. Cooking with Convection supplies more than 150 great recipes for snacks and appetizers; pizza and foccacia; soups; roast beef, lamb, pork and poultry; savory pies and tarts; casseroles and pasta; vegetables; yeast breads and quick breads; cakes, cookies, pies, and pastries; and much, much more. Try Melted Onion Tart with Parmigiano-Reggiano, Mexican Vegetable Tortilla Soup, Tandoori Salmon with Cucumber Sauce, Asian Spiced Roast Whole Chicken, and Cocoa Cake with Easy Buttercream Frosting, among so many imaginative and easy dishes. You will learn: *How to cook a whole meal in your oven–from meat to side dishes to dessert–all at the same time *How to cook multiple batches of cookies, cakes, and pies on three or even four oven shelves *How to roast and bake in a third less time than in a conventional oven while achieving even better results *How to calculate the correct temperature and timing for convection cooking if you are using a standard recipe By circulating hot air around food, convection ovens cook and brown food much more quickly and at a lower temperature than conventional ovens, while retaining food’s natural juiciness and flavor. With this book you will be able to save significant amounts of time and effort while turning out delicious dishes for everyday meals and easy entertaining.
Author: Mary Berry
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2012-03-31
This definitive collection from the undisputed queen of cakes brings together all of Mary Berry's most mouth-watering baking recipes in a beautifully packaged edition. Filled with 250 foolproof recipes, from the classic Victoria Sponge, Very Best Chocolate Cake and Hazelnut Meringue Cake to tempting muffins, scones and bread and butter pudding, this is the most comprehensive baking cookbook you'll ever need. Mary's easy-to-follow instructions and handy tips make it ideal for kitchen novices and more experienced cooks alike, and full-colour photographs and beautiful illustrations will guide you smoothly to baking success. Drawing on her years of experience to create recipes for cakes, breads and desserts, Mary Berry's Baking Bible will prove to be a timeless classic.
Author: Linda Stephen
Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated
Release Date: 2008
Authentic Thai dishes prepared at home. Thai food is best known for its bold flavors and manages an exquisite balance of spicy, sour, salty and sweet. For home cooks who love Thai food, Linda Stephen demystifies this cuisine and readily brings its authentic flavors to family meals. Drawing on her extensive travels to Thailand, where she conducts tours and cooking classes, the author captures her love of Thai cuisine and shares her experiences. Her outstanding recipes require a minimum of preparation time, use simplified techniques, and result in colorful, fragrant dishes that seduce the senses. A sampling of these magical dishes: Starters: spring rolls with pork and shrimp; pumpkin and coconut soup Perennial favorites: green mango salad; Pad Thai; garlic shrimp Dishes to awaken the palate: chili beef with peppers; glazed spare ribs; chicken with asparagus and mint; sweet and sour scallops Curries: green curry with chicken and eggplant; tofu with red curry; massaman beef curry; stir-fried curried pork satay Vegetable side dishes: green beans with cashews and chilies; asparagus and tofu with roasted chili paste Finishing touches: sticky rice with mango; Thai iced coffee. Linda Stephen also adapts many common dishes to reflect Thai flavors, including Thai-style pulled pork and roasted chicken. In these 200 delicious and authentic recipes illustrated with lush color photography, the author's expertise truly shines.
Author: Linda Stephen
Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Designed to meet the special characteristics of convection ovens, this selection of delicious recipes includes everything from appetizers to desserts, featuring such delicious dishes as Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup, Salsa Nachos, Oven French Toast with Caramelized Apples, Deep Dish Tamale Pie, Cheddar Sage Muffins, and more, along with tips on oven settings, how to adapt favorite recipes, recommended cookware, and food safety. Original.
Author: Tony Gemignani
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Release Date: 2014-10-28
A comprehensive guide to making pizza, covering nine different regional styles--including Neapolitan, Roman, Chicago, and Californian--from 12-time world Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani. Everyone loves pizza! From fluffy Sicilian pan pizza to classic Neapolitan margherita with authentic charred edges, and from Chicago deep-dish to cracker-thin, the pizza spectrum is wide and wonderful, with something to suit every mood and occasion. And with so many fabulous types of pie, why commit to just one style? The Pizza Bible is a complete master class in making delicious, perfect, pizzeria-style pizza at home, with more than seventy-five recipes covering every style you know and love, as well as those you’ve yet to fall in love with. Pizzaiolo and eleven-time world pizza champion Tony Gemignani shares all his insider secrets for making amazing pizza inhome kitchens. With The Pizza Bible, you’ll learn the ins and outs of starters, making dough, assembly, toppings, and baking, how to rig your home oven to make pizza like the pros, and all the tips and tricks that elevate home pizza-making into a craft.
Author: Peter Reinhart
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Release Date: 2010-10-27
On the subject of pizza, there is never a shortage of opinions. Allegiances run from the general (Chicago versus New York style, Neapolitan versus Roman) to the particular (Pepe's versus Sally's, Gino's East versus Pizzeria Uno), and new interpretations ever extend the pizza frontier.In AMERICAN PIE, master bread baker Peter Reinhart follows the trail from Italy to the States, capturing the stories behind the greatest artisanal pizzas of the Old World and the New. Beginning his journey in Genoa, Reinhart scours the countryside in search of the fabled focaccia col formaggio. He next heads to Rome to sample the famed seven-foot-long pizza al taglio, and then to Naples for the archetypal pizza napoletana. Back in America, the hunt resumes in the unlikely locale of Phoenix, Arizona, where Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco has convinced many that his pie sets the new standard in the country. The pizza mecca of New Haven, grilled pizza in Providence, the deep-dish pies of Chicago, California-style pizza in San Francisco and Los Angeles—these are just a few of the tasty attractions on Reinhart's epic tour. Returning to the kitchen, Reinhart gives a master class on pizza-making techniques and provides more than 60 recipes for doughs, sauces and toppings, and the pizzas that bring them all together. His insatiable curiosity and gift for storytelling make AMERICAN PIE essential reading for those who aspire to make great pizza at home, as well as for anyone who enjoys the thrill of the hunt. A fascinating look into the great pizzas and pizzerias of Italy and America. Peter Reinhart's last book, THE BREAD BAKER'S APPRENTICE, was named Cookbook of the Year by both the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Reviews“Peter Reinhart has taken a deep look into pizza, one of the best and simplest of foods, embracing all its variety. He probes American pizza especially, but he has tasted the original in Naples and visited elsewhere in Italy to learn about variations and relatives. He tells vivid stories, and his recipes and techniques are thorough and practical. A splendid book.”—Edward Behr, editor, The Art of Eating“I doubt whether anyone else could be as passionate as Peter Reinhart about pizzas or have made such extensive and exciting journeys in pursuing them. He has collected great anecdotes and wonderfully detailed recipes in the course of his intercontinental hunt.”—Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food“We all know that Peter Reinhart is a great baker and teacher, but now that he's fallen in love with pizza, we can see he's also a great tour guide as he takes us to the best pizzerias in Italy and America. Secrets are divulged, expert tips provided, and stories told. Much more than a collection of recipes, this is a book that is as fun to read as it is to bake from.”—Carol Field, author of The Italian Baker From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: David & Charles
Release Date: 2011-02-12
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
This title presents essential know-how together with a wide range of inspirational projects, tips and ideas collected from international top-name quilters. Ideal for both the beginners looking for trustworthy advice in a single volume and the committed quilters searching for authoritative reference for seldom used techniques. Over 15 projects featured including cot quilts, bed quilts, lap quilts, bags, cushions, wall hangings, table mats and runners, and other beautiful projects for the home.
Author: Heather 'Cupcakes' Saffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-08-18
45 flavorful frostings that truly take the cake! After her appearance on Food Network's Cupcake Wars, thousands traveled far and wide for a bite of Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer's delicious desserts, but it wasn't just the warm cake they were clamoring for--they couldn't get enough of the gourmet frostings that adorned the irresistible treats. In this book, she shares her most decadent frosting recipes, a variety of creative uses for the icings, and the memories that inspired her to concoct such extraordinary flavor combinations. From Orange Cardamom and Strawberry Merengue to Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream and Maple Bacon, each mouthwatering spread features step-by-step instructions and tempting ideas for using the yummy creation in snacks, entrees, and cocktails. You will surprise guests with indulgent goodies swirled with rich and creamy frostings like: Strawberry-frosted limoncello "shortcakes" Malbec ganache tossed chocolate raspberry pasta Coffee toffee ganache frosting truffles S'more push-pop parfaits Cheddar beer-boiled pretzels dipped in a cheddar bacon frosting Complete with hundreds of mouthwatering four-color photographs, The Dollop Book of Frosting shows you how to turn this ordinary cupcake topping into a show-stopping treat!
"Right off the bat, I have to start by saying that although I completed my stage at a hotel restaurant and then moved on to be a pastry chef and then an executive pastry chef, I am, at heart, a home baker." ~Daphna Rabinovitch Daphna Rabinovitch has been an enthusiastic baker from her childhood right through to a distinguished career as a pastry chef. In The Baker in Me she brings years of experience and a keen eye for details to a comprehensive guide that lets home bakers take charge of their kitchen. Science-based and technically sound, Daphna provides a nonetheless warm and approachable guide to baking better than ever. The book includes recipes such as: Five Spice Butter Cookies Just for the Fun of It Blondies Rhubarb Coffee Cake with White Chocolate Seed Bread With chapters for cookies, bars, cakes, chocolate, muffins and quick breads, and pastries, as well as smart guides to technique, ingredients and equipment, The Baker in Me is will be a trusted, lasting resource in kitchens everywhere.
Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Food Photography & Styling (2013) #1 New York Times Bestseller Baked goods that are marvels of ingenuity and simplicity from the famed Bouchon Bakery The tastes of childhood have always been a touchstone for Thomas Keller, and in this dazzling amalgam of American and French baked goods, you'll find recipes for the beloved TKOs and Oh Ohs (Keller's takes on Oreos and Hostess's Ho Hos) and all the French classics he fell in love with as a young chef apprenticing in Paris: the baguettes, the macarons, the mille-feuilles, the tartes aux fruits. Co-author Sebastien Rouxel, executive pastry chef for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, has spent years refining techniques through trial and error, and every page offers a new lesson: a trick that assures uniformity, a subtlety that makes for a professional finish, a flash of brilliance that heightens flavor and enhances texture. The deft twists, perfectly written recipes, and dazzling photographs make perfection inevitable.
Step-by-step sequences and easy-to-follow text take the mystery out of breadmaking. Baking essentials and basic techniques are included, too. Featuring 100 superb recipes, this book belongs to the "Ultimate" cookbook series. Photos.