Making Artisan Cheesecake: Expert Techniques For Classic And Creative Recipes - Includes Vegan, Gluten-free & Nut-free Recipes by Melanie UnderwoodMaking Artisan Cheesecake: Expert Techniques For Classic And Creative Recipes - Includes Vegan, Gluten-free & Nut-free Recipes by Melanie Underwood

Making Artisan Cheesecake: Expert Techniques For Classic And Creative Recipes - Includes Vegan…

byMelanie Underwood

Paperback | August 15, 2015

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Make it a classic or make it your own- with this book, you can create virtually any cheesecake you can imagine.

Cheesecake is a classic, hugely popular dessert consisting of a mixture of soft cheese, egg, and sugar on a crust. There are many, many variations, from fruit-flavored cakes to cheesecake pops to versions with ricotta, quark, or goat cheese. And there are a variety of techniques for making a cheesecake successfully, including baking in a water bath and not baking at all, that can intimidate home cooks. Try your hand at mouthwatering recipes like:

- Maple Macadamia Cheesecake

- Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Honey & Lavender

- Coffee-Toffee Cheesecake

- Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

- Mascarpone & Raspberry Cheesecake

- Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

- Even savory flavors like Roasted Tomato with Parmesan Cheesecake

Making Artisan Cheesecake presents the classic and well-loved cheesecake in a new, adventurous, and modern way, and answers any questions about it that home cooks and bakers- foodies who love delicious classic desserts- might ask. In addition to sharing many variations, author Melanie Underwood teaches all the techniques behind building a range of different styles, and encourages readers to develop their own unique recipes. She also covers options for crusts, cheeses, and batters; baking techniques; how to keep the top from cracking; and the differences among various styles, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Italian, Brazilian, and Japanese.

Chef Melanie Underwood developed her enthusiasm for fresh and organic food as a child on her family's farm in Loudoun County, Virginia, where she began cooking at age four. She apprenticed with noted pastry chef Jill Light at a hotel in Washington, D.C., before moving to New York, where she demonstrated her talent for baking and desser...
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Title:Making Artisan Cheesecake: Expert Techniques For Classic And Creative Recipes - Includes Vegan…Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:August 15, 2015Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631590545

ISBN - 13:9781631590542

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"Chef Melanie's passion for baking shines through in her teaching style. She isn't afraid to push her students to be the best they can be, and this is what sets her apart. She continues to inspire me to practice and perfect my craft. When I'm baking at home I always think, "What would Chef Melanie do?" And she makes a really mean cheesecake!" - Marci Greenfield, Director of Content Marketing at Martha Stewart Living"Melanie Underwood masterfully bridges the gap between professional expertise and beloved home-baked collections, resulting in recipes that will endure long after the last bite of her tantalizing cheesecake has disappeared from the plate." - Jody Eddy, award-winning chef and author of North: The New Nordic Cuisine of IcelandWith Making Artisan Cheesecake, author and chef instructor Melanie Underwood presents 80 enticing recipes for everyone's favorite dessert. In this wide-ranging yet clearly presented collection, Underwood shows us just how creative cheesecakes can be, with everything from a flan-inspired Brazilian cheesecake to a creme brulee cheesecake to gluten-free and vegan cheesecakes. This cookbook's inspiring flavors and accessible techniques blow the cheesecake category wide open! - Cheryl Sternman Rule, author, Yogurt Culture