by Lisa Yockelson
Baking Style: Art, Craft, Recipes by Lisa Yockelson is a storybook that invites readers along on a sweet and savory journey to explore homestyle baking—from bar, hand-formed, and drop cookies, to breads that are quick or yeast-raised wonders, towering muffins and scones, and lofty cakes and cupcakes. Baking Style is both a how-to resource book on the craft of baking and a literary journal of baking recipes.
A tour through the contents of Baking Style reveals a rich assortment of recipes that display the author's creativity and good taste in a diary-styled format, inviting the reader to take in the art of baking as the delicious, creative hobby that it is. Lisa's baking life is presented in many thoughtful, whimsical, and instructional ways. Among them:
A hallmark of Baking Style is Lisa's essays that take a magnifying-glass look into how a particular recipe came to be in her hands, framing the recipes that accompany. A comprehensive baker's guide to ingredients, technique, and equipment rounds out this full-length book, making it a perfect addition to the kitchen library of both beginning and seasoned cooks alike. In addition to detailed information for learning the special techniques of the baking process and recipes that glow with perfectly created flavors and textures, Baking Style is infused with discoveries, inspirations, and exacting but simple confections for capturing the art of baking at home.
A graduate of the London Cordon Bleu, Lisa Yockelson is the two-time IACP-award-winning author of Baking by Flavor and ChocolateChocolate. Lisa's baking articles, essays, and recipes have appeared in numerous national magazines and newspapers, including the literary Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture.
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