BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking with Over by Shirley O. Corriher

By Shirley O. Corriher

For years, nutrition editors and writers have stored CookWise right by means of their desktops. Now that spot they've been protecting for BakeWise might be filled.

With her years of expertise from big-pot cooking for one hundred forty teenage boys and her vintage French culinary education to her paintings as a examine biochemist at Vanderbilt college institution of medication, Shirley Corriher manages to place and jointly in special and intriguing methods. She describes necessary options, corresponding to brushing puff pastry with ice water—not simply disregarding the flour—making the puff pastry more straightforward to roll. the end result? greater, lighter, and flakier pastry. and also you won't locate those recipes wherever else, no longer even on the web. she will be able to assist you make wet brownies; flaky pie crusts; shrink-proof ideal meringues that won't leak yet nonetheless minimize like a dream; immense, crisp cream puffs; remarkable French pastries; gentle génoise; and crusty, enormously flavorful, open-textured French breads, similar to baguettes and fougasses.

BakeWise doesn't have only a unmarried resource of data; Shirley loves analyzing the works of cooks and different strong chefs and stocks their details with you, too. She applies not just her services yet that of the numerous artisans she admires, comparable to well-known French pastry cooks Gaston Lenôtre and Chef Roland Mesnier, the White apartment govt pastry chef for twenty-five years; Bruce Healy, writer of studying the paintings of French Pastry; and Bonnie Wagner, Shirley's daughter-in-law's mom. Shirley additionally retrieves "lost arts" from specialists of the earlier reminiscent of Monroe Boston Strause, the pie grasp of Thirties the United States. For one dish, she can provide you suggestions from 3 or 4 diverse cooks plus her personal contact of science—"better baking via chemistry." She provides evidence concerning the correct temperature, definitely the right blending velocity, and the perfect blending time for the totally such a lot strong egg foam, so that you can create a light-as-air génoise whenever.

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Using the tea towel as a guide, carefully roll the cake up from the short side, with the paper. Stand the rolled cake on a wire rack for 5 minutes, then carefully unroll and allow the cake to cool to room temperature. Spread with the jam and re-roll. Trim the ends with a knife and serve sliced. Sweet pumpkin cake SERVES 16 INGREDIENTS: Butter, for greasing 550g/1lb 4oz pumpkin (cut into wedges) 250ml/9fl oz sunflower oil 275g/10oz muscovado sugar 3 large eggs ● ● ● ● ● ● 542E6735-1B63-4852-957F-FA4CB9A65D7D ● 225g/8oz self-raising flour (plus extra for dusting) 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons ground ginger Vanilla ice-cream, to serve Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6.

Spoon the mixture into the tin and smooth the surface. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until firm to the touch. Leave to cool for 10 minutes, then turn out on to a wire rack. To make the topping, sift the icing sugar into a small bowl and mix with the lime juice to form a soft, but not too runny, icing. Stir in the finely grated lime zest. Drizzle the icing over the cake, letting it run down the sides. 39 02 Desserts cakes 2 24/11/04 11:31 am Page 40 Cakes & muffins Chocolate marshmallow cake SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS: 75g/3oz butter (plus extra for greasing) 225g/8oz caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs (beaten lightly) 75g/3oz dark chocolate (broken into pieces) 150ml/1/4pt buttermilk 175g/6oz self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● 542E6735-1B63-4852-957F-FA4CB9A65D7D ● 40 For the topping: 175g/6oz white marshmallows 1 tablespoon milk 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons caster sugar 50g/2oz milk chocolate (grated, to decorate) Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas mark 3.

Add 50g/2oz lavender sugar and whisk until stiff. Add the remaining sugar, reserving 15g/1/2oz for the topping, and whisk again until the meringue forms soft peaks. Fold in the cornflour and vinegar. Pile or pipe the meringue into the oval marked on the baking tray. Make a dip in the middle to hold the filling. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes, then lower the heat to 130°C/250°F/Gas mark 1/2 for a further 45 to 50 minutes. Leave to cool slightly, then carefully peel off the paper. When the meringue is completely cold, whip the cream with the remaining sugar until it just holds its shape, then fold in the yogurt.

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