|Publisher:||W W Norton & Co Inc|
|Publish Date:||Oct 2003|
|Number of Pages:||640|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||4.0|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||8.25 x 10.25 x 2.25|
Rose Levy Beranbaum is an award-winning baker, food writer, and cookbook author. She has been a guest on many major television shows and was a presenter at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and the Oxford Food Symposium. She also created the Rose Levy Bakeware product line. Beranbaum has written for The Washington Post, Fine Cooking, Reader's Digest, Hemispheres, and Food Arts Magazine, for which she won The Association of Food Journalists Award for the Best Food Feature in a Magazine and The Jacob's Creek World Food Award for Best Food Article. She has also published many award-winning books, including The Cake Bible, The Bread Bible, and Rose's Christmas Cookies.
The Bread Bible gives bread bakers 150 of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum's trademark. Her knowledge of the chemistry of baking, the accessibility of her recipes, and the incomparable taste of her creations make this book invaluable for home cooks and professional bakers alike.
"Understanding" and "Pointers for Success" sections explain in simple, readable language the importance of various techniques and ingredients demonstrated in a recipe, providing a complete education in the art of baking, with thorough sections on types of flour, equipment, and other essentials. Easy-to-use ingredient tables provide both volume and weight, for surefire recipes that work perfectly every time.
Recipes include bread made with yeast starters, quick breads, flatbreads, brioche, and much more. From ciabatta, semolina, rye, and sourdough breads to bagels, biscuits, crumpets, and pizza dough, The Bread Bible covers all the baking bases.