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06-02-2010, 09:38 AM
I was wondering if anybody knows any good baking books,
not so much recipes, but what different ingredients do, the equipment, mixing methods, baking methods, what disguishes a cookie from cake or a brownie from a cake, etc.
Online sites about this stuff is good too, or if anybody here can help too- it's all appreciated :D

Thank you! :carrot:

06-02-2010, 09:48 AM
Do you mean like Kitchen Science?

That's the one I've read. I'm sure there are others.

06-02-2010, 06:00 PM
The review seems like what I'm looking for, but one solely for baking,
I don't want to get a book where most of it is about things I won't use,
maybe the author wrote another book for that...I'll go check :)

06-02-2010, 06:03 PM
I was going to recommend Ratio by Michael Ruhlman, but it's also more generally focused. The first chapter would serve your purpose,'s all focused on various doughs.

06-02-2010, 06:04 PM
Oh, Alton Brown did a book that'd work.

06-02-2010, 11:50 PM
Oh, Alton Brown did a book that'd work.

That's perfect! I watched a video of his about cookies yesterday, actually, and he's awesome, thanks so much! :D
I'll try to order it as soon as I can :carrot: