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The Pie and Pastry Bible

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

The Pie and Pastry Bible is your magic wand for baking the pies, tarts, and pastries of your dreams -- the definitive work by the country's top baker.


  • More than 300 recipes, 200 drawings of techniques and equipment, and 70 color pictures of finished pies, tarts, and pastries
  • Easy-to-follow recipes for fruit pies, chiffon pies, custard pies, ice-cream pies, meringue pies, chocolate pies, tarts and tartlets, turnovers, dumplings, biscuits, scones, crostadas, galettes, strudel, fillo, puff pastry, croissants (chocolate, too), Danish, brioche, sticky buns, cream puffs, and profiteroles
  • All kinds of fillings, glazes, toppings, and sauces, including pastry cream, frangipane, Chiboust, fruit curds, ice creams, fondant, fruit preserves, streusel, meringues, ganache, caramel, and hot fudge
  • A separate chapter featuring foolproof flaky, tender, and original crusts of every kind imaginable. Here are a few: Flaky Cream Cheese Pie Crust, Flaky Cheddar Cheese Pie Crust, Miracle Flaky Lard Pie Crust, and Flaky Goose Fat Pie Crust; Bittersweet Chocolate, Coconut, Ginger, and Sweet Nut Cookie Crusts; and Vanilla, Gingersnap, Chocolate, and Graham Cracker Crumb Crusts
  • Countless tips that solve any problem, including the secrets to making a juicy fruit pie with a crisp bottom crust and a lemon meringue pie that doesn't weep
  • How to make a tender and flaky pie crust in under three minutes
  • How to make the best brownie ever into a crustless tart with puddles of ganache
  • Exciting savory recipes, including meat loaf wrapped in a flaky Cheddar cheese crust and a roasted poblano quiche
  • Extensive decorating techniques for the beginning baker and professional alike that show you how to make chocolate curls, pipe rosettes, crystallize flowers and leaves, and more
  • Detailed information on ingredients and equipment, previously available only to professionals
  • The wedding cake reconceived as a Seven-Tier Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Tart
  • Pointers for Success follow the recipes, guaranteeing perfect results every time

Format

Book

Availability

2 available at Main (Downtown)
  • 641.865 Ber, Nonfiction
  • 641.865 Ber, Nonfiction

ISBN

0684813483


Format: Book
Author: Beranbaum, Rose Levy
Title: The pie and pastry bible / Rose Levy Beranbaum ; illustrations by Laura Hartman Maestro ; photographs by Gentl & Hyers.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Scribner, c1998.
Subject: Pies Pastry
Isbn: 0684813483
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 641.865 Ber
Oclc: 39787854
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Bib Id: 9152

Format: Book
Author: Beranbaum, Rose Levy
Title: The pie and pastry bible / Rose Levy Beranbaum ; illustrations by Laura Hartman Maestro ; photographs by Gentl & Hyers.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Scribner, c1998.
Description: xii, 692 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects: Pies
Subjects: Pastry
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 98042869
ISBN: 0684813483
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 641.865 Ber