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Zealand Baker - secrets and recipes from the professionals
New Zealand Baker - secrets and recipes from the professionals
ISBN: 1 877178 55 1
168 pages, 70 colour & 30 black & white photos • 260 x 210
mm • paperback
Price NZ$36.00 (incl. GST)
The New Zealand Baker - secrets and recipes from the professionals is
a response to the interest of both home cooks and chef bakers who want
to extend their baking skills and learn from the experts.
This comprehensive book includes technical detail and advice plus favourite
recipes from bakeries, restaurants and delis. This wonderful collection
includes new and innovative, as well as traditional styles of baking – everything
from leaven bread to croissants or honey and almond tart. The bakery section
presents recipes from about 20 of New Zealand's best bakeries.
of the prestigious 'golden ladle' for the 'best soft cover
recipe book' at the World Food Media Awards in
of the 'best photography award' at the World
Cook Book Awards in Perigueux, France, 2000.
Reviews & endorsements:
'Just as the art of baking seemed destined
to become a long lost, old-fashioned skill belonging to our
grandparents' era, The New Zealand Baker arrived
on the scene. Old tea trolley favourites and inspirational
bread recipes served up with photos I want to eat! A fantastic
Peter Gordon, expatriate Kiwi and partner in the Providores Restaurant
and Tapas Bar in London, author of The Sugar Club Cookbook and Cook
with Peter Gordon at Home.
'Dean's inspiring book 'The New Zealand Baker' is now prescribed
literature for baking apprentices in New Zealand. The book covers all major
baking techniques and includes recipes and secrets from the popular cafés
and bakeries in New Zealand.'
Tamara Rubanowski, editor Essentially Food magazine.
'The New Zealand Baker is two invaluable baking books in one:
a comprehensive section on breads, cakes and pastries guides you to making
the leading New Zealand baker's unique and scrumptious recipes look and
taste their best.'
Flo Braker, author of The Simple Art of Perfect baking and Sweet
'A new exciting baking bookfrom New Zealand baker Dean Brettschneider is
a source of inspiration for bakers, who will also find it is fun to read,
with outstanding photographs.'
Sylvia Macdonald, editor British Baker magazine
'Brettschneider has built a career on breads, cakes and pastries, a fast
moving career he's constantly extending. Even his car sports the registration
number plate 'NZBAKR'.
Val Aldridge, food editor Dominion newspaper,
'Dean Brettschneider's low profile belies his status as one of the world's
Simon Roche, Howick & Pakuranga Times
'Reading through pages and pages of technical stuff can be hard yakka but
Dean Brettschneider, the baking technical whiz pitches it right - clear,
concise text with no waffle.'
Julie Biuso, Viva section of the NZ Herald newspaper
'As a statement of where we are now as a nation, culinary speaking, there
could not be a better book to send overseas for Christmas.'
David Burton, Evening Post newspaper, Wellington
The New Zealand Baker was book of the week and received a very favourable
review on Leighton Smith's high rating morning show on Auckland radio station
'I can see this book being part of the 'must have' recipe book collection,
or even a textook for trainee bakers, patisseries and chefs. This book
is worth every dollar of its price.'
Sue Jinkins, Saturday Express, Blenheim NZ
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