Synopses & Reviews
Imagine making your own ciabatta, whole-wheat sourdough, English muffins, challah, naan, rye bread, brioche, and more! Even complete beginners can successfully bake their own bread with this in-depth course in core bread-making techniques. From buying flour to slicing a warm baguette, you'll find everything you need to know to make artisanal loaves of every bread style, including straight doughs, sourdoughs, yeasted flatbreads, and more.
"This may be the only bread book you will ever use. Highly recommended."
Treat your friends and family to freshly baked ciabatta, challah, English muffins, naan, brioche, and more. Even complete beginners can successfully bake their own bread with this encouraging in-depth course. Lauren Chattman covers standard bread-making techniques for every style, including straight doughs, sourdoughs, and flatbreads. From sifting flour to cleanly slicing a warm baguette, you'll find everything you need to know to make artisanal loaves with flawless golden crusts and soft, pillowy insides.
About the Author
Lauren Chattman is a cookbook author and former professional pastry chef. Her most recent book is The Baking Answer Book; others include the IACP-winning Local Breads, which she cowrote with Daniel Leader, and Dessert University, written with White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier. She lives with her family in Sag Harbor, New York.