Baking has ratings and reviews. Ereck said: A million years ago, I promised Christine a review of Dorie Greenspan’s Baking: From my home to yo. Dorie Greenspan has written recipes for the most eminent chefs in the world: Pierre In Baking: From My Home to Yours, her masterwork, Dorie applies the. Find great deals for Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan (, Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Instead this is comprehensive and tempting, has pretty, helpful photographs. The pictures are gorgeous and the food is styled beautifully without intimidating the average home baker into thinking the results are unattainable.

Greenspan is a bit different from my usual recipes, but entirely on the side of the angels in her insisting on butter and cold, cold, cold technique.

You can substitute soft, moist raisins for the chocolate chunks greenspah just stir in some raisins along with them.

Big spicy muffins from her stint as a baker in a famous New York City restaurant. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and divide it in half. Cardamom is a spice that can be soft or strong, up-front recognizable or mysteriously unidentifiable, as it is here. Mt use canned sweet potatoes packed in light syrup—I just drain the potatoes and mash them with a fork. Granted, she does offer chocolate chips as an option for some of the recipes, but why would I want to buy 12 ounces of chocolate in bar form when I can get yourd same amount in chocolate chips for the price of one bar?

One by one, whisk in the eggs.

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Bakig chocolate brownies a Parisian pastry chef begged for the recipe. Transfer the pans to racks to cool for 3 minutes before carefully releasing the buttons. From My Home to Yours” is a good resource for baked dessert ideas. If the bread seems a little dry, toast it. Remove the baking sheet and carefully, using a broad metal spatula, lift the cookies onto a cooling rack to cool to room temperature.


Lightly dust a work surface with flour and turn out the dough.

With the whisk or a rubber spatula, gently stir in the dry ingredients, mixing only until they disappear into the batter. The sticky buns must be unmolded minutes after they come out of the oven. She has bj passionately involved with French food for the last three decades.


These are even more terrific with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce bittersweet or milk or Hot Fudge Sauce. Rewarm in a degree-F oven, or split and toast the muffins before serving. This book is so huge and encyclopedic that even after all the dishes I’ve tried, I feel like I’ve barely made a dent. Stir the oats vreenspan the bowl.

Her anecdotes in the introductions to each recipe are hea This is an absolute masterpiece among baking books. Put the pans on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silicone mat, cover the pans lightly with wax paper and leave the loaves at room temperature until the dough almost fills the pans, 1 to 2 hours.

Dip the tines of a fork in the sugar and press the tines against each ball first in one direction and then in a perpendicular direction—you should have a flattened round of dough with crisscross indentations. Butter a large bowl, turn the dough into the bowl and cover the bowl tightly with plastic wrap. Whisk the flour, ground almonds and sugar, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl. I loved the random tips scattered throughout the book, and in general, I liked how the the book was organized.

Stirring occasionally, heat just until the ingredients are melted, shiny and smooth. Run a spatula around the bowl and under the batter, just to make sure there are no dry sorie, then scrape the batter into the pan and smooth the top.

From my Home to Yours, hpme one cookbook that I can count on to consistently produce delicious desserts and baked goods. Mix in the chopped peanuts. Like most of us. The recipes are both basic and challenging. No trivia or quizzes yet. Reduce the mixer speed to low and slowly add the dry ingredients, beating only until blended. A reminder that she has a particular perspective, a particular palate.


Scatter the raisins over the pastry cream and sprinkle the raisins and cream with the cinnamon sugar. Stir in the carrots, coconut, currants and nuts. I prefer to cut the cake in the pan, taking care not to nick the surface of the pan with my knife. The coffee, baklng with a spoonful of espresso powder and softened with sugar, half of it caramely brown, turns out a not-very-rich muffin that is exceedingly flavorful and silky, almost puddingish, in texture.

With the mixer on low, or by hand with a rubber spatula, mix in the malted milk balls and chopped chocolate. When the mixture is smooth, remove from the heat and cool for a minute or two. If you want to be completely authentic, you can look for a heavy pottery Kugelhopf mold from Alsace—you might even find one with painted flowers. The cookie top can be varied easily by swapping peanut-butter, butterscotch or white chocolate chips for the chopped chocolate. This cake bu well with several other kinds of fruit.

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Baking : From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan (2006, Hardcover)

Like all yeast doughs, brioche needs time to set after coming out of the oven, so serve these when they are warm, not hot, or wait for them to reach room temperature. Stir in the poppy seeds.

In a rorie bowl, rub the sugar and lemon zest together with your fingertips until the sugar is moist and the fragrance of lemon strong.