Kayser begins with the fundamentals of bread-making, offering primers on traditional leavening techniques, types of flour, and essential ingredients, as well as a helpful glossary. Each recipe is explained with concise, easy-to-follow instructions, and includes prep, proofing, and baking times to aid with time management.
Step-by-step photography demystifies the more complex breadmaking processes, and a handy troubleshooting section addresses common breadmaking dilemmas. The collection of 60 recipes includes foolproof versions of boulangerie and international staples; healthy recipes featuring heritage grains - from high-protein lentil and chickpea flours to low-gluten and gluten-free varieties made with einkorn, buckwheat, spelt and rye, as well as a mouthwatering range of sweet loaves and brioches. Clear, comprehensive, and beautifully produced,The Bread Book is a kitchen shelf essential for the modern home baker.
Chapters and recipes include: Classic Breads : Baguette; Boule; Heritage Wheat Bread; No-Knead Bread; Rye Loaf Breads with Heritage Grains : Corn and Sunflower Seed Bread; Grape Seed Bread; Hemp Bread; Rice Flour and Buckwheat Bread; Quinoa Flour Bread Breads of the World : Bao Buns; Challah; Naan; Pita; Rosemary Focaccia Stuffed Loaves : Cheese Bread; Fig, Hazelnut, and Fennel Bread; Matcha and Candied Orange Bread; Mixed Fruit and Nut Crown; Olive Bread Brioches : Babka; Chocolate and Banana Brioche; Ekmek with Raisins and Pecans; Japanese Milk Bread with Pistachios and Cherries; Pain Au Lait
|Publication date||17 Nov 2022|
The Bread Book : 60 artisanal recipes for the home baker, from the author of The Larousse Book of Bread
A bread-making masterclass for home bakers, featuring simple, satisfying breads, loaves, and rolls made from a range of flours, including gluten-free varieties In The Bread Book, Eric Kayser - founder of the legendary French bakery Maison Kayser and bestselling author of The Larousse Book of Bread makes baking bread from scratch both accessible and exciting.