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    DescriptionThe Bread Builders explains the grains and flours, leavens and doughs, the chemistry of bread, and the physics of baking in a big book filled with helpful drawings, photographs, recipes, and tips. In a unique angle for a book on baking bread, it also includes detailed diagrams and instructions for building your own masonry bread oven from scratch.

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    The Bread Builders
    Hearth Loaves and Masonry Ovens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Scott, By (author) Daniel Wind, By (author) Daniel Wing
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 250
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    ISBN 13: 9781890132057
    ISBN 10: 1890132055

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    DC22: 641.815
    BIC subject category V2: WKD
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WBVS
    BISAC V2.8: HOM005000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24570
    DC22: 641.8/15
    BISAC V2.8: CKB004000, CKB009000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 641.58
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX769 .W638 1999
    Thema V1.0: WKD, WBVS
    Illustrations note
    Black and White Photos and Illustrations, 6 Pages of Color Illustrations
    Chelsea Green Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Chelsea Green Publishing Co
    Publication date
    01 July 1999
    Publication City/Country
    White River Junction
    Author Information
    Alan Scott was a craftsman and metaphysician who combined a lifetime's experience in metalwork, farming, and masonry oven-building with a constant awareness of the spiritual dimension of our activities on this earth. Originally from Australia, Alan lectured and led workshops throughout the U.S., under the aegis of his oven building and consultation firm, Ovencrafters, which is based in Petaluma, California. He returned to his native Australia several years ago after becoming ill. He died Jan. 26, 2009, in Tasmania. He was 72. Dan Wing, a biologist and physician by training, has written for publications as various as Fine Homebuilding and The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He travels out from his home in Vermont in a gypsy wagon of his own construction, and naturally he built his own bread oven on wheels.
    Review quote
    "This book is ice cream for a baker! We visit legendary bakeries, meet wonderful people, learn all sorts of fascinating scientific information with practical usefulness in bowl and oven--and best of all, get the skinny on masonry ovens, that cherished fantasy of us all."--Laurel Robertson, author of Laurel's Kitchen