The Modern Baker, Confectioner and Caterer: A Practical and Scientific Work for the Baking and Allied Trades. (6 vols.)

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The Modern Baker, Confectioner and Caterer: A Practical and Scientific Work for the Baking and Allied Trades. (6 vols.)

KIRKLAND, John (ed.)

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Includes: historical introduction; description of wheat and other cereals; yeast and fermentation; British breads; Continental breads; confectionary ingredients; icings; pastries; biscuits; ornamentation of cakes; menu dishes; catering jobs; bakery fixtures and fittings; bakery management; bakery accounts; markets; legal regulations; factory laws; etc. Fascinating section in vol. 5 on restaurant/catering menus and how to estimate cost of hire, materials (including horse and van) eg. estimate for reception for 500 guests at 3s. 6d. per head. Appendices and index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1908
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    6 vols.: xi, [3], 152; xi, 153-308; xii, 309-472; xi, 152; x, 153-344; x, 345-566 p. 26 cm. Colour frontispiece in each volume and 22 other colour plates. B&w in-text illustrations and plates. Coloured maps in vol. 6 illustrate the chief wheat-growing regions eg. Europe, North American, India, South America, and Australia. Green cloth. Worn extremities. Larger tear in spine head of vol. 6. Black trim and author's name wearing off spines but gilt lettering still sharp. Some stains and wrinkling to cloth. Vol. 3 has aluminum foil remains and dark stain on p. 314 and plate opposite, as well as a small bit of silver on p. 385. Same volume has ink mark on p. 426 and plate opposite as well as ink mark on p. 427 and rear of plate opposite. Vol. 4 has dampstains to page bottoms. Occasional marks or thumbing elsewhere but overall the inside is clean.

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