Simply Great Breads

Simply Great Breads

Sweet and Savory Yeasted Treats From America's Premier Artisan Baker

Book - 2011
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If bread is the staff of life, then this book by renowned artisanal baker Daniel Leader is every home baker's must-have cookbook. Featuring an amazing array of incredible delicacies made with yeast, Simply Great Breads is the perfect combination of easy and sophisticated recipes, with the keys to unlocking basics of working with yeasted doughs. Who can resist a collection of 50 mouthwatering treats, essential recipes for everyone who loves bread?

The menu includes must-bake breakfast classics like crumpets and English muffins, and the three irresistible Bs: bagels, brioche, and bialys ... timeless favorites such as Parker House rolls, ciabatta, and challah ... plus waffles, cider doughnuts, beignets, babka, and monkey bread. Bakers of all skill levels will learn tips and trade secrets from Leader, who has shared his vast knowledge with people around the world.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2011.
ISBN: 9781600852978
Branch Call Number: 641.815 LEADE
Characteristics: 136 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Chattman, Lauren


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Apr 17, 2013

Adding this to my to-buy list. Simple, no-fuss recipes for things like English muffins and crumpets. Good photos, clear instructions, measurements in all formats.

May 10, 2011

Recipes were full of grammatical and spelling errors - sometimes hard to follow. Completely turned me off the book.

Apr 06, 2011

The author gives warnings for those who don't have a listed ingredient and decide to wing it. She explains why certain substitutes won't work, or won't give as nice a result.

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