Bakery products, due to great nutrient value and affordability, are an element of huge consumption. Due to the rapidly increasing population, the rising foreign influence, the emergence of a working population and the changing eating habits of people, they have gained popularity among people, causing significantly to the growth trajectory of the bakery industry. The Handbook of Bakery and Confectionery delineates a theoretical and practical knowledge on bakery and confectionery.
Chapter 1-21: This part deals with basic concepts in baking and includes chapters on all bakery ingredients and their functions, bakery products in the baking industry.
Chapter 22-23: This section provides an affluent information about production of various chocolates and toffees.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Bakery 2. Equipment Needed 3. Wheat 4. Flour 5. Fats and Oils 6. Egg 7. Milk 8. Sugar 9. Salt 10. Water 11. Flavoring Agents 12. Leavening Agents 13. Baking Process 14. Cakes and Icing 15. Commercial Bread Making Methods 16. Bread Rolls 17. Pizza 18. Pastries 19. Pies 20. Tarts 21. Introduction to Confectionery 22. Prevention of Bacterial Rope and Mold Infection 23. Equipment Used in Bakery and Confectionery
Dr. S.M.D. Mathuravalli, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., is currently working as an Associate Professor in Holy Cross Home Science College (affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli), Thoothukudi. She has 25 years of experience in teaching, research and extension programmes. She has guided many postgraduates and M.Phil., Scholars in the field of food and nutrition. During her extended career, she has actively partaken and presented papers in national and international workshops, conferences and seminars on Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics and won several prizes and awards including the best paper and best presenter.