New titles list

New Titles in December 2016: Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Sweet sugar, sultry spice : exotic flavors to wake up your bakingSweet sugar, sultry spice : exotic flavors to wake up your baking
Author:  Ameen, Malika, author.
A diverse and accessible collection of spice-enhanced recipes that will transform your baking and awaken your senses--from a classically trained pastry chef. Welcome to a world of exotic spices and flavorings from the warm embrace of clove and ginger to the fiery touch of peppercorns and chiles, from the sensual kiss of cardamom and rose to the surprising sensations of sumac and za'atar. With encouraging language, invaluable tips, and a passionate approach to flavor, Malika Ameen seeks to push spices beyond the realm of savory to the world of sweet where they can add everything from a delicate whisper to a surprising punch to cakes and tarts, cookies and bars, ice creams and sorbets, barks and brittles, and more. Beautiful full-page images and an invaluable spice glossary help round out an accessible addition to any dessert library.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of The Vanilla Bean baking book : recipes for irresistible everyday favorites and reinvented classicsThe Vanilla Bean baking book : recipes for irresistible everyday favorites and reinvented classics
Author:  Kieffer, Sarah, author.
You don't have to be a professional baker to make delicious treats! Kieffer started out baking professionally, but home-baked treats for family and friends are what she loves to prepare. Here she shares tried-and-true recipes, and reinvented classics, while simplifying the processes so that you can make them part of your everyday baking routines.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Momofuku Milk BarMomofuku Milk Bar
Author:  Tosi, Christina.
Just as Momofuku was much more than a cookbook, Momofuku Milk Bar, too, will have a compelling narrative story, also written with Peter Meehan, that shares the unlikely beginnings of this quirky bakery's success. A runaway success in fall 2009, Momofuku suffered from just one criticism among reviewers: where were Christina Tosi's fantastic desserts? The compost cookie, a chunky chocolate-chip cookie studded with crunchy salty pretzels and coffee grounds the crack pie, a sugary-buttery confection as craveable as the name implies the cereal milk ice cream, made from everyone's favorite part of a nutritious breakfast--the milk at the bottom of a bowl of cereal the easy layer cakes that forgo fancy frosting in favor of unfinished edges that hint at the yumminess inside. Momofuku Milk Bar will have all the recipes for their most addictive desserts, along with ones for savory baked goods that take a page from Dave's Asian-flavored cuisine, such as Kimchi Croissant with Blue Cheese -- Provided by publisher.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Brownies, blondies and other traybakes : easy recipes for delicious treatsBrownies, blondies and other traybakes : easy recipes for delicious treats
Author:  Not Available
A collection of gloriously gooey brownies, sumptuously sweet blondies and a wide range of tasty traybakes that are easy to make and even easier to eat. Ranging from much-loved vintage classics to modern and fancy creations, you'll find a perfect bite for everyone here.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Bake : favourite home-made recipesBake : favourite home-made recipes
Author:  Gofton, Allyson.
Allyson Gofton has employed her years' of baking experience, to create this sumptuous baking book stacked with traditional Kiwi classics and her favourite family recipes. Chapters include: pantry essentials substitutions - what to do when you've started baking and realise you're missing an ingredient what went wrong? - how to resurrect a baking disaster so no one will ever know fast & furious - how to whip up a dessert for unexpected guests plus, recipes for biscuits, slices, loaves, scones, muffins, cup cakes, cakes, puddings and tarts, yeast. Beautifully designed, with stunning photographs from Alan Gillard, this is an essential addition to every home cook book library.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Marbled, swirled, and layered : 150 recipes and variations for artful bars, cookies, pies, cakes, and moreMarbled, swirled, and layered : 150 recipes and variations for artful bars, cookies, pies, cakes, and more
Author:  Lin, Irvin F., author.
Lin shows how to marble, layer, and swirl doughs, batters, toppings, or frostings to create inventive flavor combinations that look as fantastic as they taste. He offers variations to suit any taste, as well as baking and decorating tips throughout on topics like making your own all&#x natural food coloring, rolling up jelly roll-style cakes, and discovering the magic of browned butter.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Sweet! celebrationsSweet! celebrations
Author:  Strachan, Elise, author.
What do you do when a cake-decorating hobby turns into a full-blown addiction? If you're Elise Strachan, you open a cupcake business and launch a wildly successful YouTube channel and blog of the same name. My Cupcake Addiction, now one of the largest baking and decorating communities on the internet, reaches millions of dessert enthusiasts each week thanks to Elise's talent for helping novice bakers all over the world achieve astounding results. Imaginative, playful, beautiful cakes are Elise's specialty. In Sweet! Celebrations she shares edible delights that anyone can tackle with a few basic tools and a trip to the local supermarket. Every chapter includes a large 'centrepiece' cake, in addition to 'small bake' recipes (and a couple of 'no bake' options). The book also features a generous selection of tried and trusted basic recipes, in addition to templates for cake designs. And Elise doesn't stop there: simple drinks, smaller treats, craft projects, party-planning tips and styling ideas will help you find a theme and take it as far as you want ...the cake is only the beginning.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Aimee's perfect bakes : over 50 beautiful bakes and cakes for friends and familyAimee's perfect bakes : over 50 beautiful bakes and cakes for friends and family
Author:  Twigger, Aimee, author.
Aimee's Perfect Bakes features over 50 original and creative baking recipes from Aimee Twigger's kitchen, as featured on her popular blog, Twigg Studios. Each treat has easy-to-follow instructions and is paired with stunning photographs shot by Aimee herself. She also gives crafty tips for beautifully wrapping and presenting her delicious bakes to make perfect, edible gifts for any occasion. From a Raspberry ripple cake and Chicken pie cones, to Beetroot cheddar fougasse and a stunning 'Rainbow' cake with edible flowers, Aimee's Perfect Bakes will show you how to make beautiful sweet and savoury gifts without breaking the bank.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Best-ever kids cakesBest-ever kids cakes
Author:  Not Available
The Australian Women's Weekly is famous for its legendary birthday cakes and this is our best-ever kids' cakes book with an amazing collection of our most popular and most requested cakes. Most of the cakes can be made quickly and easily, just using simple - sometimes unexpected - ingredients bought from supermarkets. This is a book to delight every child at birthday time.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Cake decoratingCake decorating
Author:  Sullivan, Karen (Bespoke cake-maker), author.
Cake Decorating shows you how to build, pipe, model, and airbrush birthday cakes, wedding cakes, and more, so you can create an edible masterpiece for any occasion.Photographic step-by-step tutorials showcase more than 70 techniques and 18 showstopping cake projects, complete with complementary cupcake and mini-cake designs, and idea spreads adapt basic techniques to inspire hundreds of additional piping, stenciling, painting, and carving variations. The complete introduction to cake decorating equipment ensures you have everything you need, and the selection of basic cake recipes and guides for making buttercream, fondant, and more guide you from the start.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Dorie's cookiesDorie's cookies
Author:  Greenspan, Dorie, author.
Over the course of her baking career, Dorie Greenspan has created more than 300 cookie recipes. Yet she has never written a book about them--until now. To merit her three purple stars of approval, every cookie had to be so special that it begged to be made again and again. Cookies for every taste and occasion are here. There are company treats like Portofignos, with chocolate dough and port-soaked figs, and lunch-box Blueberry Buttermilk Pie Bars. They Might Be Breakfast Cookies are packed with goodies--raisins, dried apples, dried cranberries, and oats-- while Almond Crackle Cookies have just three ingredients. There are dozens of choices for the Christmas cookie swaps, including Little Rascals (German jam sandwich cookies with walnuts), Italian Saucissons (chocolate log cookies studded with dried fruit), and Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops. And who but America's favorite baker could devise a cookie as intriguing as Pink-Peppercorn Thumbprints or as popular as the World Peace Cookie, with its 59 million Internet fans?, --Amazon.com.

 


Book | Adult non-fiction | Cooking - Cakes and Dessert

Cover of Patisserie : mastering the fundamentals of French pastry : 3,200 step-by-step photosPatisserie : mastering the fundamentals of French pastry : 3,200 step-by-step photos
Author:  Felder, Christophe, author.
All the classic French pastries made accessible for the home cook. For every serious home baker, French pastry represents the ultimate achievement. To master the techniques, a written recipe can take you only so far--what is equally important is to see a professional in action, to learn the nuances of rolling out dough for croissaints or caramelizing apples for a tarte tatin. For each of the 210 recipes here, there are photographs that lead the reader through every step of the instructions. There has never been such a comprehensive primer on patisserie. The important base components--such as creme patisserie, pate a choux, and chocolate ganache--are presented as stand-alone recipes. Once comfortable with these, the home baker can go on to tackle the famous and more complex creations--such as Eclairs, Saint-Honore, Opera--as well as feel empowered to explore new and original combinations. An entire chapter is devoted to decoration as well as sauces, syrups, and fillings. Whether used to develop skills or to refine techniques, to gain or simply broaden a repertoire, Patisserie dispels the mystery around classic French pastries, so that everyone can make them at home.

 


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