This comprehensive text is designed for courses in baking and the pastry arts, yet still accessible to the aspiring home baker This package includes MyCulinaryLab® Help readers understand the how and why of successful baking On Baking, Third Edition, Update enhances the fundamentals approach that has prepared thousands of students for successful careers in the baking and pastry arts. It teaches both the how and why, starting with general procedures, highlighting core principles and skills, and then presenting applications and sample recipes. Professionalism, breads, desserts and pastries, advanced pastry work–including chocolate work–are each covered in detail. To help students truly master baking, the book also incorporates scientific, cultural, and historical aspects of the culinary arts. More than 230 new full-color photographs, 40 new recipes, and information on key trends like healthy baking, wedding cakes, and plating techniques help prepare readers to use the latest methods and recipes. Personalize learning with MyCulinaryLab MyCulinaryLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. With its vast collection of recipes tested in the kitchens of top culinary schools and an extensive ingredient database, Pearson Kitchen Manager allows Chefs to maximize the value of their recipe content. New Culinary Math Problem-Sets for baking are designed to help students with varying levels of math knowledge master the basic math skills they need to be successful in the kitchen, and apply them within the context of baking.