Healthy Bread in Five

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Healthy Bread in Five

100 New Recipes Featuring Whole Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, and Gluten-Free Ingredients

By Jeff Hertzberg; Zoe Francois; Zo Fran Ois

Thomas Dunne Books, Hardcover, 9780312545529, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2009

Description

From the authors of the groundbreaking, hugely popular "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" comes a new cookbook filled with quick and easy recipes for healthy bread

Their first book was called "stupendous," "genius," and "the holy grail of bread making." Now, in their much-anticipated second book, Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., and Zoe Francois have taken their super-fast method and adapted it for the health-conscious baker, focusing on whole grains and other healthier ingredients.

The method is still quick and simple, producing professional-quality results with each warm, fragrant, hearty loaf. In just five minutes a day of active preparation time, you can create delectable, healthy treats such as 100% Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Grain Garlic Knots with Olive Oil and Parsley, Black-and-White Braided Pumpernickel and Rye Loaf, Black Pepper Focaccia, Pumpkin Pie Brioche, Chocolate Tangerine Bars, and a variety of gluten-free breads. About a dozen of the recipes are 100% whole grain.

"Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day" will show you that there "is" time enough for home-baked bread, and that it can be part of a healthy diet. Calling all bread lovers: Whether you are looking for more whole grains, watching your weight, trying to reduce your cholesterol, or just care about what goes into your body, this book is a must-have.

Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois met while taking care of their toddlers at a kids' music class, and co-authored their first book, "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking" in 2007. The book became a bestseller, with rave reviews in the New York Times, Associated Press, the Arizona Republic, and other media all over the United States, Canada, and Europe. They've demonstrated their revolutionary stored-dough method on television in San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Tampa, and Phoenix.



About the Author
Jeff Hertzberg is a physician with 20 years of experience in health care as a practitioner, consultant, & faculty member at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is also an ardent amateur baker. Hertzberg developed a love of great bread while growing up in New York City's ethnic patchwork of the 1960s and 70s, and he refined this love with extensive travel throughout France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Britain, and Morocco. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and two daughters.Zoe Francois is a pastry chef and baker trained at the Culinary Institute of America. With Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., she is the author of "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day." Passionate about food that is real, healthy and always delicious, Francois teaches baking and pastry courses nationally, is a consultant to the food industry, and creates artful desserts and custom wedding cakes. She also writes the recipe blog Zoe Bakes. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons."

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