Artisan Breads Practical Recipes and Instructions
Swedish master baker, Jan Hedh published this Artisan Breads cookbook with practical recipes and detailed instructions for baking the world's finest loaves.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 239 pages.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Author: Jan Hedh
Description: From sandwich baguettes that can turn a weekday lunch into a gourmet meal to delectable, decorated sweet breads for special occasions, Hedh explores a wide range of tastes and styles enjoyed across Italy, France, Germany, the Middle East, and his native land, Sweden. With step-by-step methods to knead, roll, braid, cut, and bake dough into the perfect loaf every time, anyone can fill their kitchen with the aromas of homemade, beautiful artisan bread.
Over Hedh's career he has collected an expansive list of his favorite recipes, including everything from savory breads such as sourdough, baguettes, and pita bread to sweeter fare like English muffins, French chocolate bread, and apple cake. In this beautifully illustrated book, Hedh shares his methods with easy-to-follow recipes and useful tips on how to turn your kitchen into your own bakery. To get that stone oven taste, Hedh recommends one buy a two-inch-thick stone slab to bake bread on, versus a baking tray. Hedh prepares even the most novice baker by introducing them to what types of flours to use, how to achieve proper baking temperatures, and the surest wax to measure ingredients.
Hedh offers solutions for all your baking quandaries, whether it is deciding which decorative bread to use as a centerpiece at your next get-together or savory ways to utilize leftover bread. Hedh provides a wealth of baking wisdom sure to inspire every chef, from the novice to the baking master.
Condition: Good condition.
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