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Overview

Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, Best Bread Book

The Bread Bible gives bread bakers 150 of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum's trademark. Her knowledge of the chemistry of baking, the accessibility of her recipes, and the incomparable taste of her creations make this book invaluable for home cooks and professional bakers alike.

"Understanding" and "Pointers for Success" sections explain in simple, readable language the importance of various techniques and ingredients demonstrated in a recipe, providing a complete education in the art of baking, with thorough sections on types of flour, equipment, and other essentials. Easy-to-use ingredient tables provide both volume and weight, for surefire recipes that work perfectly every time.

Recipes include bread made with yeast starters, quick breads, flatbreads, brioche, and much more. From ciabatta, semolina, rye, and sourdough breads to bagels, biscuits, crumpets, and pizza dough, The Bread Bible covers all the baking bases.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393057942
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/19/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 10,588
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Rose Levy Beranbaum's The Cake Bible earned the International Association of Culinary Professionals/Seagram Book of the Year Award and is currently in its twenty-ninth printing.

Michael Batterberry was a food writer and historian who with his wife founded two magazines, Food & Wine and Food Arts. He resided in Manhattan until his death in 2010.

What People are Saying About This

Charlie Trotter

Rose, of course, is the reigning Goddess with regards to the definitive word on all things pertaining to pastries and cakes. But now she has decided to clear away all misunderstandings by giving us The Bread Bible. My question is, 'When are we going to have a 'Rose Levy Beranbaum National Holiday'?'

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