Get Started: Baking, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465410856
  • ISBN-13: 9781465410856
  • DDC: 641.815
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Enroll in your own private culinary course with Get Started: Baking, part of a new series of structured learning guides from DK where nothing is assumed and everything is explained. Each course follows the same structure: start simple and learn the basics, build on what you've learned, and then show off your new skills! Get Started: Baking teaches complete beginners the skills needed to bake over 65 delicious recipes. Start simple with easy-mix cookies and quick breads, build upon your skills with layered cakes and quiches, and then show off with roulades and macarons. With step-by-step pictures and practice recipes to keep you on the right track, Get Started: Baking will help you learn your new skill in no time. More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started aims to provide the reader with carefully structured learning and a classroom approach to teaching that allows you to build your own course from practical lessons and themed projects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Build Your Course.
2: Essential Equipment.
3: Essential Ingredients.
4: Start Simple.
5: How to Make Quick Cakes.
6: How to Make Cupcakes.
7: How to Make Cookies.
8: How to Make Cut-Out Cookie Dough.
9: How to Make Meringue.
10: How to Pipe Meringue.
11: How to Make No-Bake Cheesecake.
12: How to Use Store-Bought Pastry.
13: How to Make Quick Breads.
14: Build On It.
15: How to Make Creamed Cakes.
The Science of Baking Cakes.
16: How to Make Brownies.
17: How to Make Baked Cheesecake.
18: How to Make Pie Dough.
The Science of Making Pie Dough.
19: How to Make Sweet Pie Dough.
20: How to Make Crème Pâtissière.
21: How to Make Double-Crust Sweet Pies.
22: How to Make Yeast-Risen Bread.
The Science of Baking Bread.
23: How to Make Pizza Dough.
24: How to Make Sweetened Breads.
25: Take It Further.
26: How to Make Gâteau-Style Cakes.
27: How to Make Choux Pastry.
28: How to Make Danish Pastry.
29: How to Make Artisan Breads.