my favourite baking books

A Listmania! list by skooshy (montreal, Quebec Canada)
 
The Pie and Pastry Bible
1.  The Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum
The list author says:
  "the best book on pies and pastries - my absolute favourite baking book. (volumes and weights given, as with all RLB's books)"
CDN$ 36.36   Used & New from: CDN$ 12.90
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

The Cake Bible
2.  The Cake Bible by Rose Beranbaum
The list author says:
  "the essential book on cakes"
CDN$ 27.55   Used & New from: CDN$ 7.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Rose's Heavenly Cakes
3.  Rose's Heavenly Cakes by Rose Levy Beranbaum
The list author says:
  "more deliciousness"
CDN$ 32.57   Used & New from: CDN$ 12.89
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Bread Bible
4.  Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum
CDN$ 25.08
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Secrets of Baking: Simple Techniques for Sophisticated Desserts
5.  The Secrets of Baking: Simple Techniques for Sophisticated Desserts by Sherry Yard
The list author says:
  "Another essential, but only volumetrics given."
CDN$ 29.43   Used & New from: CDN$ 7.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking
6.  The Simple Art of Perfect Baking by Flo Braker
The list author says:
  "Another favourite, great information on the basics of baking buttercakes, genoises, sponge, puff pastry....and very sophisticated desserts (volumes and weights given)."
Used & New from: CDN$ 25.34
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Tartine
7.  Tartine by Elisabeth M. Prueitt
The list author says:
  "pastry shop favourites with lots of helpful tips (volumes and weights given)"
CDN$ 26.96
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Paris Sweets: Great Desserts From the City's Best Pastry Shops
8.  Paris Sweets: Great Desserts From the City's Best Pastry Shops by Dorie Greenspan
The list author says:
  "Wonderful background on famous pastry shops with lots of great recipes (volumes and weights given)."
CDN$ 21.94   Used & New from: CDN$ 21.82
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Chocolates and Confections: Formula, Theory, and Technique for the Artisan Confectioner
9.  Chocolates and Confections: Formula, Theory, and Technique for the Artisan Confectioner by Peter P. Greweling
The list author says:
  "aimed at professionals and nerdy home candy makers - the last word on confections."
Used & New from: CDN$ 62.37
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments
10.  The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments by David Lebovitz
The list author says:
  "great instructions for perfect ice cream everytime plus lots of extras."
CDN$ 18.80
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Baking: From My Home to Yours
11.  Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan
The list author says:
  "great variety of recipes but only volumetrics."
CDN$ 32.60   Used & New from: CDN$ 26.96
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Art and Soul of Baking
12.  The Art and Soul of Baking by Sur La Table
The list author says:
  "a new favourite, lots of professional hints and tips, clear instructions, helpful photos (volumes and weights given)"
CDN$ 27.72   Used & New from: CDN$ 15.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts
13.  The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts by French Culinary Institute
The list author says:
  "also a new favourite, very classic recipes with clear explanations and instructions. Love it. Weights given."
CDN$ 57.68   Used & New from: CDN$ 55.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 04/02/10
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