Brother Juniper's Bread Book

Brother Juniper's Bread Book : Slow-Rise as Method and Metaphor

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Delightful. . . . His inventive breads--struan, wild-rice and onion, goat ricotta and chive, cajun three-pepper, Tex-mex cumin--will make you a believer.--People magazine. A fascinating collection of recipes and anecdotal recipes, rich with humor, warmth, and love.--The Philadelphia Daily News.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 137.9 x 210.1 x 11.9mm | 273.71g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Reprinted edition
  • 0201624672
  • 9780201624670

About Peter Reinhart

Peter Reinhart is a lay brother in the Christ the Savior Brotherhood, an eastern orthodox service order. He is the author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook "Crust & Crumb" and the editor of the chapter on bread in the revised edition of "Joy of Cooking." After teaching breads for four years at the California Culinary Academy, he is now a faculty member at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Table of contents

Guiding Principles * Slow Rise: A Beginning * The Sound of Crust * When Only White Bread Will Do * A Note on Yeast and Salt * Too Many Rises or the Pitfalls of Slow Rise * On Not Cutting into Bread Too Soon * Flour Is Not Just Flour * Buy Our Bread, We Knead the Dough * And Then There Was Struan Applications * The American Passion * Going Native * The Cajun Principle Applied * Overcoming Herb Breads * Is Pumpernickel Different from Rye Bread? Not Really, But Yes * Liquid Bread * Changing the Paradigm * Experiments and Variations * Real Corn Bread Is Not an Afterthought * Stromboli and Strombolini: A Garlic Fantasy * Charles Saunderss Focaccia * Lessons Learned At Chili Cook-Offs * Memorable Pizza * Trail Mix on a Chip * Eliciting the Muffin Reaction * The Worlds Greatest Brownies * Connecting with the Sticky Bun Zeitgeist Principles In Full Circle: As Above, So Below * What Is an Artisanal Loaf? * Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters * Breadmaking As Festival * On Winning Awards * Afterword

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