Nick Malgieri's Perfect Pastry

Nick Malgieri's Perfect Pastry cookbook brings you 200 pastry recipes and techniques for fantastic desserts from the master baker himself. 


Format: Softcover, 338 pages. 

Copyright: 1998 

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company 

Author: Nick Malgieri 

ISBN: 9780028623351

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Description: The essential pastry baking book, Nick Malgieri's Perfect Pastry, is available for the first time in paperback. Open to any page of this invaluable recipe book and you'll discover what has made it a classic. 

Malgieri teaches bakers of every stripe the hows and whys of pastry through basic techniques, from handling dough to poaching fruit, from piping meringue to caramelizing sugar. The book covers the equipment you'll need, selection, purchase, and storage of basic ingredients, and finally, more than 200 classic pastry recipes. 

Beginning with a basic cream puff pastry, and working through flaky doughs, sweet doughs, and cookie doughs, you will end up with all you need to create perfect tarts, tortes, pies, and all manner of pastry. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photographs and line drawings for added clarity. Nick Malgieri's Perfect Pastry, remains the classic cookbook for novice and advanced pastry baker alike. 

Nick Malgieri is the director of the pastry program at Peter Kump's New York Cooking School. The author of How to Bake, he travels around the country teaching baking, especially pastry baking. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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