"Mastering The Art of Baking" is the first volume in a major new "Murdoch Books" series. "The Mastering The Art of" ...series brings easy-to-follow advice and knowledge to the home kitchen in an accessible and engaging way. Packed with recipes that yield impressive results with little effort, these books are a must-have for anyone who wants to learn more about cooking. With detailed instructions, approachable recipes and step-by-step photographs, each book contains must-know basics within an up-front chapter for easy reference. There is information on how to choose and store ingredients; descriptions and uses of specific ingredients; information on equipment and utensils, as well as basic recipes and techniques. Each book features a comprehensive selection of classic recipes - from simple dishes, to those that require a little more time and skill. Each recipe will include cooking tips, suggestions for flavour combinations and other helpful information. With layers of information designed to nurture and extend cooking skill and knowledge, this series is designed to be a market leader for years to come. "Mastering The Art of Baking" is for both beginners and those passionate about baking who want to extend their skills in this traditional culinary art. With instructive step-by-step techniques for everything from simple biscuits through to contemporary dishes such as strawberry macaron mousse cake, "Mastering The Art of Baking" will fast become your baking bible. Key points: a comprehensive selection of easy-to-follow, approachable recipes; all recipes and techniques will be accompanied by instructional step-by-step photography and clear, concise instructions; special panels and break-out boxes with useful cooking tips, ingredients and utensil information and practical conversion chats; all recipes triple-tested; and, an approachable glossary to help explain any unfamiliar cooking terms.