The Pastry Chef's Companion: A Comprehensive Resource Guide for the Baking and Pastry Professional

By Glenn Rinsky

With greater than 4,800 phrases and definitions from world wide plus ten appendices choked with worthwhile assets, The Pastry Chef's Companion combines the simplest gains of a dictionary and an encyclopedia. as well as the present terminology of each portion of pastry, baking, and confectionary arts, this e-book offers vital information regarding the starting place and old historical past of a few of the phrases. furthermore, it bargains insurance of style tendencies, practices, key good fortune components, a assets record, illustrations, and phonetic pronunciations.

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It truly is often served as a day snack and/or with tea. checkerberry one other identify for wintergreen. checkerboard cookie Dutch cookies named as a result of their resemblance to a checkerboard. they're made with doughs, one vanilla more often than not flavored with cinnamon and the opposite chocolate. The cookie doughs are alternately stacked and formed right into a roll, then sliced and baked. Cheddar cheese an organization cow’s milk cheese. It levels in taste from light to sharp. The normal colour of this cheese is white, however it is usually dyed orange with a ordinary component referred to as annatto.

Fig Newton An American fig bar produced by way of Nabisco. it's a tender, cakelike sq. of pastry that surrounds a candy fig filling, created in 1891 via the Kennedy Biscuit Works in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, and believed to be named after the within sight city of Newton. adaptations at the unique at the moment are on hand with strawberry, apple, and raspberry fillings. It additionally is available in low-fat and a hundred% wholegrain types; Fig Newton Minis have been additionally lately brought. The cookie is the company’s number-three bestseller, at greater than 1000000000 a 12 months.

En croûte (ahn ‘kroot) The French time period for a nutrients wrapped in pastry dough and baked. endosperm See wheat kernel. Engadine (‘ehn-gah-din-uh) A Swiss coated tart of brief dough full of a wealthy mix of walnuts caramelized in sugar, cream, and honey. From the Graubünden canton of Switzerland, it's also referred to as Engadiner Nusstorte. Engadiner Nusstorte (‘ehn-gah-din-uh ‘nuhs-stuhrt-uh) See Engadine. English breakfast tea a strong combination of black teas from numerous parts, together with India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, and China.

Fold 1. to softly mix gentle, ethereal parts into heavier components, with the purpose of wasting as little air as attainable. 2. To create layers in laminated dough by way of “folding” the dough with a letter fold or e-book fold. three. To free up the gasses in a bread dough and advance it. fondant (fohn-’dhont) See poured fondant and rolled fondant. fondant funnel A conical software with a hinged deal with used to manage the stream of liquid with one hand. it's used to pour fondant or glazes onto petit fours and pastries.

The floor powder is mixed with scorching water to make a cup of espresso. See additionally espresso. immediate flour See flour. immediate oats See oats. instant-read thermometer See thermometer. intermezzo (ihn-teh-’meht-soh) A clean dish, often sorbet, served in among classes to cleanse the palate. c09. indd one hundred forty five I i 1/8/08 8:55:03 PM 146 I i c09. indd 146 • Invertase invertase An enzyme used to melt and enhance the shelf lifetime of confectionery facilities through inverting sucrose. invert sugar See sugar. fast dry yeast See yeast.

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