How Baking Works
Exploring the Fundamentals of Baking ScienceeBook - 2008 | Second edition.
How Baking Works, Second Edition thoroughly covers theentire baking process, emphasizing the "whys" at work behind basictechniques. The book takes the user through the major ingredientgroups, explaining how sweeteners, fats, milk, leavening agents,and other ingredients affect the appearance, flavor, and texture ofthe end product. The coverage also includes scaling andmeasurements, heat transfer, and sensory properties in baking.
This revised and updated Second Edition features:Hands-on exercises and experiments at the end of each chapter,with many involving the sensory evaluation of ingredients Expanded coverage of sweeteners, variety grains, enzymes,starch structure and gelatinization, and gluten structure Important coverage of changes to federal laws, such as foodallergen labeling Coverage reflecting consumer awareness of nutrition and health,including information on dietary fiber, trans fats, and trans-freefats in the baking context More photographs to illustrate the science of baking End-of-chapter questions that both review content and requirereaders to apply and synthesize what they've learned
How Baking Works, Second Edition offers a dynamic,hands-on learning experience to both practicing and future bakersand pastry chefs.