While "bread" once implied a simple, sliced white load from the supermarket, consumers now consider it a more sophisticated product. Bread enthusiasts are more aware of the diverse array of high-quality breads than ever before and are seeking out handmade artisan products at local farmer's markets, organic grocery stores, and specialty shops…even the Internet. Baking Artisan Bread will show that finding these specialty breads is as easy looking in your own kitchen!
Baking Artisan Bread provides a simplified, formula-based approach to baking bread at home, making mixing, rising, and baking itself more approachable and less intimidating. With step-by-step full-color process shots and clear instructions, chef Ciril Hirtz will show you how just 10 formulas create more than 40 different products--how's that for streamlined.