"Classic."-Food & Wine MagazineThe timeless professional baking reference-revised and updatedCovering everything from cakes, pies, pastries, and cookies to artisan breads, fritters, and custards, Professional Baking, Fifth Edition is your essential guide to baking and pastry today. A mainstay on the shelves of serious bakers everywhere, this tested reference showcases the talents of IACP award-winning author Wayne Gisslen in one comprehensive volume.New features in this Fifth Edition include material on special diets and advanced techniques like pastry, chocolate, and sugar work. Nearly 900 recipes range from the classic to the creative, with more than 775 color photographs illustrating ingredients, step-by-step techniques, and finished dishes. A clear style, engaging presentation, and high level of detail provide you with a full understanding of how to create truly masterful baked goods.Gisslen, Wayne is the author of 'Professional Baking', published 2008 under ISBN 9780471783497 and ISBN 0471783498.