The Bread Book

The Bread Book

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Here is a gorgeous compendium of the world's most delicious, best-loved breads, complete with step-by-step directions for baking them. These extraordinary, authentic recipes are personally recommended and used by four-star chefs and local cooking masters in countries and cultures spanning the continents. Over 130 different recipes are provided, ranging from the traditional Native American fry bread to the contemporary ciabatta loaves of Italy. Included are recipes for hearty basic breads, robust savory breads, mouth-watering and time-saving quick breads, distinctive sourdough and rye breads, cakelike fruit and nut breads, sumptuous enriched doughs, and ethnic fried doughs - as well as other delicious recipes for coffee cakes, pastries, and more.Every recipe is accompanied by thorough, step-by-step directions - all beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs. Complete with personal anecdotes, helpful tips, and a list of suppliers, this is an essential guide to perfecting the fine art of baking world-class gourmet breads.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 222.5 x 286.3 x 19.6mm | 988.84g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated
  • colour illustrations
  • 1585740578
  • 9781585740574

Review quote

"This handsome volume is a full-color collection of the world's most delectable breads. This is a big beautiful book that all bakers--novices as well as experienced pastry chefs--will want to have on their shelves. The Bread Book is perfect for anyone who loves to bake homemade bread or wants to learn how."--"Venice Gulf Coast Living"show more

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