Bread Making

Bread Making

A Home Course: Crafting the Perfect Loaf, from Crust to Crumb

By Lauren Chattman

Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781603427913, 296pp.

Publication Date: April 2011

Imagine making your own ciabatta, whole-wheat sourdough, English muffins, challah, naan, rye bread, brioche, and more Even complete beginners can successfully bake their own bread with this in-depth course in core bread-making techniques. From buying flour to slicing a warm baguette, you ll find everything you need to know to make artisanal loaves of every bread style, including straight doughs, sourdoughs, yeasted flatbreads, and more.

About the Author
Lauren Chattman is a cookbook author and former professional pastry chef. Her most recent book is" The Baking Answer Book"; others include the IACP-winning "Local Breads", which she cowrote with Daniel Leader, and "Dessert University", written with White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier. She lives with her family in Sag Harbor, New York.