Today, people are rediscovering the joys of baking their own bread, not only as a cost-saving measure, but with the desire to go back to basics and enjoy making something rewarding. Emmanuel Hadjiandreou is passionate about bread and in this, his first book, he shows you how to make it, step by step. The book starts by explaining the key to good bread: why flour, yeast, and temperature are important, and which kitchen equipment makes life easier. In Basic Breads, you’ll learn how to make a Basic White Loaf with clear, step-by-step photos. With this method, you’ll have the base for a number of variations. The rest of the book covers Wheat- or Gluten-free Breads, Sourdoughs, Flavored Yeasted Breads, and Pastries and Morning Bakes—in more than 60 easy-to-follow recipes.
- This is expert advice from Gordon Ramsay’s former head baker.
- More than 60 simple step-by-step recipes for breads from around the world.
- Clear and enticing photography by Steve Painter.