Baking Artisan Pastries & Breads by Ciril Hitz
Baking Artisan Bread: 10 Expert Formulas by Ciril Hitz
Bread Baking: An Artisan’s Perspective by Daniel T. DiMuzio
Chocolate Confections This book is quite advanced, but I think I enjoy it mostly for the pretty pictures!
Cookie Craft While decorating cookies is one of my least favorite things to do, I love this book for all the inspiring ideas and excellent pointers. Also has some excellent cookie recipes, including sugar and ginger.
Pretty Party Cakes I’m not sure if I’ve even used this book yet, but I love it all the same. Beautiful cakes!