Baking Style

Art Craft Recipes

By Lisa Yockelson
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780470437025, 528pp.)

Publication Date: September 2011

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A dazzling celebration of the art and craft of baking

In "Baking Style, " the award-winning author of "Baking by Flavor" and "ChocolateChocolate, " presents what has fascinated her during a lifetime of baking. In 100 essays and more than 200 recipes, along with 166 full-color images, "Baking Style" is infused with discoveries, inspirations, and exacting but simple recipes for capturing the art and craft of baking at home.

  • Lisa Yockelson is the award-winning author of "Baking by Flavor" and "ChocolateChocolate." Her articles, essays, and recipes have appeared in national publications such as the "Boston Globe, " the "Washington Post, " and "Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture." At her interactive website and blog,, she continues her art of essay-writing and recipe development for a welcoming community of bakers.
  • Features 100 essays, more than 200 recipes, and 166 full-color images that invite discovery and inspire the home baker
  • Explores bar, hand-formed, and drop cookies; casual tarts; yeast-raised breads; puffs, muffins, and scones; waffles and crepes; tea cakes, breakfast slices, and buttery squares; cakes and cupcakes

"Baking Style" combines the genre of the culinary essay with recipes, their corresponding methods, and illustrative images, revealing Yockelson's uniquely intimate expression of the baking process.

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