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Patisserie

This classic book, widely known and used by patissiers is a professional text on the art of patisserie. In the twenty years that Patisserie has been published there have been great changes in almost every aspect of this art, and the author has thoroughly updated this new edition to take account of these.Updated in paperback format the revised edition of this classic text is now even more affordable, practical and enjoyable. Complete with the original, beautiful seventy-three colour photographs, each shows clearly how the finished product should be presented, and a wide range of diagrams demonstrate the more complex processes.New dishes have been added, for example, pavlova, sticky toffee pudding, blinis, pasta dough, frangipan apple, cheesecake, and sugar balls, while some of the existing ones have been amended or replaced. Additional information on fruits, and on using eggs or egg substitutes in patisserie have been included. Of special interest are the chapters on equipment, commodities, and hygiene, which include the provisions of the Food Hygiene (Amended) Regulations 1990, as far as they affect the patisserie section of the catering industry.

Audience
Professional patissiers; NVQ students on catering courses.

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Published: October 2005

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-6928-3

Contents

  • Patisserie equipment, hygiene and ingredients; Short pastries, flans and tarts; Puff pastries; Sponge goods; Meringue goods; Cakes; Chou pastries; Torten and gateaux; Petits fours secs; Petit fours glaces; Afternoon tea fancies; Savoury goods; Fermented goods; Sweet sauces; Bavarois and jelly sweets; Fruits and other sweets; Puddings; Chocolate work; Almond and other pastes; Sugar work; Preserves, creams and icings; Ices; Glossary of patisserie terms; Temperature conversion table; Index.

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