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Hi all!I am newly obsessed with bread tely green but enthusiastic. I did 4 batches/8 loaves this weekend, some sour dough. In Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and. German black bread made with coffee, sourdough and an altus (slurry) for flavor This recipe comes from Jeffrey Hamelman, a Certified Master Baker (one of.

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Smith made a loaf of Hamelman’s mixed-flour miche using freshly milled whole wheat, einkorn, and rye from Upstate New York. May 21, – 7: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and science of bread baking–a kitchen essential for seasoned home bakers and professionals alike. Hundreds of drawings vividly illustrate techniques, and 35 handsome color photographs display finished breads.

Explaining complex techniques with simple and helpful illustrations, the book includes recipes for a vast array of breads, including sourdoughs, brioche, authentic rye breads, flat breads, French breads, and much more. He was recommended to me as soon as I started asking questions here, and I’ve never looked back.

Bread : A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes

It’s amazing and really pushes me to try new things as far as baking bread goes: No trivia or quizzes yet. You will discover a bread for every seasonand every palate, including recipes new to this edition, many forunderappreciated delights like Swiss Farmhouse Bread, GermanFarmer’s Bread, and Baguettes de Tradition. Here, he shares this experience, putting world-class artisanal loaves within reach of any serious baker.

And every now and then you will get something out of other threads as well. But, considering the number of excellent bread books, published sincewith the home baker in mind, I decided not to continue. Books by Jeffrey Hamelman. My only mild quibble is that I wish the amounts for the home baker were given in metric as well as imperial. You might find better recipes for a certain bread elsewhere, but his is really complete.


Decorative and Display Projects. If you want to learn to make artisan style breads give it a try. Sooner or later you will want it, and it’s written with great cogency and clarity.

Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes by Jeffrey Hamelman

Oh, and I suggest avoid the second edition — he switched to a sans-serif font that, in my opinion, renders it much harder to read. Your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about cheese, from the cheesiest recipes to the best dairy adventures around the world. I was curious brsad Hamelman, having seen the industry change through the decades, thought that America was finally hhamelman its own bread culture amidst this new baking enthusiasm.

This book includes inventive and delectable formulas andillustrative graphics that clearly walk the reader through shapingsteps. That is if you like spending time in preparing and baking foods. Feb 02, Jason rated it really liked it. A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes. I simply didn’t have the time to spend closely following Reinhart’s recipes. Sidebars accompany each recipe hamelmzn section with valuable tips, from the subtle art of tasting and evaluating breads to the perfect fare to complement Vollkornbrot.

If you’ve never made bread before, this book would be completely overwhelming, but once you know the basics, this is invaluable and has made me a much much better baker.

Hamelmab me, Hamelman has had no doubts about his craft.

I only wish that the “home” batches were listed in grams instead of ounces. It struck me that while inclusion was once gesture enough, cultural representation today requires acknowledgment of authenticity and authorship. I wishthat I had this book to guide me when I started my life as a breadbaker 42 years ago. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Highly recommended for the home cook wanting to experiment.

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The only thing that I really disliked are th Hands down the best book I’ve read so far on bread when it comes to technical side of it all ingredients, shaping, proofing, baking, commercial side, recipes, And I soon learned that Hamelman explains everything pretty well in the book if I took the time to read it. It doesn’t require to be baker to love this book. And I as I worked all week and was the parent of two young children, I was frustrated that most of the recipes seemed to take several days.


Additionally, the beginning of the book covering ingredients, techniques, etc was much lighter on the science and in depth “why”s of baking than most of my other bread books. Dec 23, Radek Oryszczyszyn rated it it was amazing.

The author’s sensibility toward bread and hisattitude as a bread baker are evident throughout this book. A perfectly logical way to adapt to local conditions, no?

Mar 24, Bill T. He invitesnovice bakers to explore the world of bread baking with confidence, building a solid foundation of process and understanding ofprinciples of fermentation and yeast dough production.

You can find lots of experienced bakers who will answer questions you might have.

Great explanations of the science behind baking bread, which was valuable to me. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. His understanding of the craft is based on personal experience, not public taste, and has developed through experience, not simulation. This is the ONLY book hwmelman there Hameman can wholeheartedly recommend for the serious baker, professional or amateur. Here, he shares thisexperience while putting world-class artisanal loaves within reachof any serious baker.

The industry math allows them to scale up and down easily and to develop and compare recipes at a glance. Mine is covered in little notes and higlights.