Lexie Smith talks bread baking and cultural representation with Master Bread Baker Jeffrey Hamelman. In Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and. Bread by Jeffrey Hamelman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Lots of details on the chemistry of the bread making. You will discover a bread for every seasonand every palate, including recipes new to this edition, many forunderappreciated delights like Swiss Farmhouse Bread, GermanFarmer’s Bread, and Baguettes de Tradition.

I never like Reinhart’s BBA. It’s important to note Hamelman’s training and tastes lean heavily toward German breads.

Welcome and happy baking: I have made bread for years and recently the quality has dropped. And what you will be learning with the effort and this book is how to get a truly good bread to eat.

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Once cool, the bread sticks can be stored in airtight containers for up to 5 days. Many classic formulas here, and once you get his thinking you can extrapolate many more. I was curious if Hamelman, having seen the industry change through the decades, thought that America was finally developing its own bread culture amidst this new baking enthusiasm.

Readers willdiscover an anthology of recipes from the French, German, Italian, and Swiss traditions, patiently reconsidered and shared with greatgenerosity. This is my go-to bread baking book. If you want to learn the basics and even more advanced techniques of baking bread, then this is the ONE book to have on your shelf. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.


I’ve used the King Arthur whole-grain book, but Jeffrey Hamelman’s second edition is far superior. See all Editorial Reviews. A much more serious bread book than I was after.

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Aside from the technological implements at play, this is, bamelman course, not new. Enjoyed it so much I plan to purchase it and bake through many more of the recipes. Far better results than measuring by volume. Welcome to bread making! Yes the recipes are very detailed and precise. Flour Water Salt Yeast: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

But for the types of European breads I happen to like, it’s the perfect book. My baker friend, a former Head Baker at Per Se and Bouchon Bakery recommended it to me for the few days I spent working with him and I would say it was the best assigned reading I’ve had in a hameman time.

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This bookis a gift to the world of artisan baking. Almost every culture has some kind of bread that marks their culinary and, in turn cultural, identity. Jan 26, Hammelman rated it liked it. Mixing bread by weight was a very welcome change to my bread making. Read more Read less.

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Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes

Each recipe clearly outlines the key stages, with easy-to-usecharts that list ingredients in both American and metric measures,quantities appropriate for home baking, and baker’s percentages.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Heck, he barely has a classic white sandwich loaf here! This book has transformed my bread making. But I waited 6 months to buy it, until I knew the brad, which Forkish’s book helped me with.

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Hardcoverpages. Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread. My only mild quibble is that I wish the amounts for the home baker were given in metric as well as imperial. For bakers seeking to finesse this time-honored craft or simply to learn the tricks of the trade from a real master, Bread is a resource to be consulted time and time again. I had heard previous editions were not really suited for home bakers but this one gives guidance for at home baking of the commercial recipes. Read more Read less.

Nread amazing and really pushes me to try new things as far as baking bread goes: English Choose a language for shopping.