New World Sourdough: Artisan Techniques for Creative Homemade Fermented Breads; With Recipes for Birote, Bagels, Pan de Coco, Beignets, and More

New World Sourdough: Artisan Techniques for Creative Homemade Fermented Breads; With Recipes for Birote, Bagels, Pan de Coco, Beignets, and More

by Bryan Ford


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Best-selling cookbook New World Sourdough is your go-to guide to baking delicious, inventive sourdough breads at home.

Learn how to make a sourdough starter, basic breads, as well as other innovative baked goods from start to finish with Instagram star Bryan Ford's (@artisanbryan) inviting, nontraditional approach to home baking. With less emphasis on perfecting crumb structure or obsessive temperature monitoring, Ford focuses on the tips and techniques he's developed in his own practice, inspired by his Honduran roots and New Orleans upbringing, to ensure your success and a good return on your time and effort.

Ford's recipes include step-by-step instructions and photographs of all of the mixing, shaping, and baking techniques you'll need to know, with special attention paid to developing flavor as well as your own instincts. New World Sourdough offers practical, accessible techniques and enticing, creative recipes you'll want to return to again and again, like:
  • Pan de Coco
  • Ciabatta
  • Pretzel Buns
  • Challah
  • Focaccia
  • Pizza dough
  • Cuban Muffins
  • Pita Bread
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Queen Cake

Straightforward and unintimidating, New World Sourdough will get you started with your starter and then inspire you to keep experimenting and expanding your repertoire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631598708
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 06/16/2020
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 23,606
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bryan Ford is a bread baker from New Orleans who is known for experimenting with baking techniques. Bryan infuses his passion for his Latin American culture into his recipes on his popular blog Artisan Bryan ( and Instagram (@artisanbryan). Viewed in over 100 countries, Ford is especially known for his sourdough pan de coco recipe, inspired by a traditional Honduran bread. Bryan is currently the Head Baker of the Ironside Bakery, an artisanal bakery that focuses on using local, seasonal ingredients and organic grains to make rustic sourdough breads and viennoiserie.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Part I Sourdough Techniques 13

Ch. 1 Tools, Ingredients, and Techniques 15




Making and Maintaining Tour Sourdough Starter

Building and Maintaining a Levain

Mixing Dough

Shaping Dough

Proofing Dough

Baking Bread

Part II Recipes 39

Ch. 2 Rustic Breads 41

Pan Rustico (Country Bread)

Pan Integral (Whole-Wheat Bread)

Oliver Oil and Sea Salt Tin Loaf

Coco Rugød

Toasty Seed Sour

Pan Gallego (Bread of Galicia)


Pan de Agua (Water Bread)

Plantain Sourdough

Rustic Olive and Parmesan Bread


English Muffins

Pretzel Buns

New Orleans French Bread

Masa Pizza Crujiente (Crispy Pizza Dough)

Masa Pizza Integral (Whole-Grain Pizza Dough)

Masa Focaccia

Whole-Grain Pita Bread

Tortillas de Harina (Flour Tortillas)

Ch. 3 Enriched Sourdough Breads 97

Choco Pan de Coco

Honey Oat Tin Loaf

Bananas Foster Sourdough

Cinny Raisin Bagels

Pecan Praline Monkey Bread

Semitas de Yema


Whole-Grain Brioche Buns

Cuban Muffins

Jamaican Hard Dough


Muffaletta Rolls

Pão de Queijo (Cheese Bread)

Pan de Café (Coffee Bread)

Queen Cake

Whole-Grain Pineapple Cream Beignets

Resources 152

Acknowledgments 154

About the Author 155

Index 156

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