Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The Baker's Appendix has all the things bakers need at their fingertips. With it, you can adjust recipes for altitude, convert measurements listed in decimals to fractions, decipher a historic measurement (odasho = 1/8 teaspoon), and bake up a multitude of sweets. Included are 18 basic recipes such as chocolate cake, buttercream, quick breads, and brown sugar cookies that spin out into endless variations with suggestions for mix-ins and substitutions that allow home bakers to improvise with tried-and-true formulas. With 30 how-to illustrations that demonstrate helpful techniques and tricks, The Baker's Appendix will be the must-have book for any home baker, whether just starting out or already obsessed.