Bread. A Baker's Book of Techniques - 2nd Edition

Bread. A Baker's Book of Techniques - 2nd Edition
Current Price $44.95

An updated version of the 2005 IACP cookbook award-winning book! A masterpiece on bread, and an essential resource for professionals and seasoned home bakers. Features nearly 150 detailed recipes, with step-by-step instructions, plus variations. 478-page hardcover, color photos, technical illustrations. Authored and by certified master baker Jeffrey Hamelman, recipient of the Golden Baguette Award (2005), the highest honor bestowed by the Bread Baker's Guild of America.

In this new edition, changes comprise of 30 new recipes, as well as some changes to some previously published recipes. Coupled with those are vivid new illustrations and photographs showing techniques and finished products. Also included is a large section devoted to mastering the art of hand mixing and shaping loaves. As Jeffrey wrote, "My goal in writing a second edition is simple: to make the book fuller, richer, broader, and ultimately more valuable and pertinent to fellow bakers."

As always, ingredients for each recipe are listed in baker's percentage & large quantities for the pros, and in home-baker quantity & style (American weight and volume) for those of us wanting just a few loaves at a time.

What you get
  • Hardcover
  • 478 pages with 140 recipes
  • Equally suited to the professional & ardent home baker.
  • Details techniques & thoroughly explains ingredients.
  • Gives you the "how & why," not just the "what."