Building a Wood-Fired Oven for Bread and Pizza, 13th Edition

Building a Wood-Fired Oven for Bread and Pizza, 13th Edition

by Tom Jaine

Paperback(13th Revised ed.)

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Prospect Books’ best seller is this handy instruction manual for the breadmaker and DIY enthusiast showing how to build a bread oven in the yard or garden. Together with detailed plans (which do not omit a single block or brick) and a step-by-step specification, the book doubles up as an essay on English bread baking in previous centuries, with special reference to the hardware, equipment and working methods. The book was first published in 1997 and has had an annual printing since then. It sells at much in America as it does in Britain, although British sales have definitely increased in the last few years. There are other books on the subject, but few give as much historical context. The history of bread is something which is almost entirely ignored in current literature, greatly to its disadvantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781903018804
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 07/07/2011
Edition description: 13th Revised ed.
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 587,067
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tom Jaine is the editorial director at Prospect Books, which he has run since 1993. He has been a restaurateur, an author of cookbooks, editor of the Good Food Guide, and editor of the revised edition of the Oxford Companion to Food.

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