Bread Baking for Beginners: The Essential Guide to Baking Kneaded Breads, No-Knead Breads, and Enriched Breads
Bread Baking for Beginners offers the easiest tutorials and recipes to make every bread lover into a home baker.
Flour, yeast, water, and salt ―even with the simplest of ingredients, making homemade bread can be a daunting task if you’ve never done it before. From total scratch to your first batch, Bread Baking for Beginners offers simple, user-friendly tutorials and recipes to mix, knead, and enjoy freshly baked loaves at home.
Bonnie Ohara, a self-taught baker who runs a micro-bakery out of her own kitchen, preps home cooks with clear explanations of the bread making process and basic techniques. Complete with photographs to help guide you, this bread cookbook offers 32 recipes for kneaded breads, no-knead breads, and enriched breads that prove you can bake your bread, and eat it too.
From mixing ingredients to taking your first loaf out of the oven, this bread cookbook shows new bakers how to do it all with:
- An essential introduction that thoroughly explains the bread making process, popular techniques, and basic equipment to stock your kitchen with
- Master recipe tutorials that accompany each chapter with a basic recipe formula, and progressively introduce new techniques as you advance through the recipes
- 32 fool-proof recipes that range from savory to sweet breads, and include Focaccia, Pizza, Whole Grains, Brioche, Challah, Sourdough, and more!
When you’re ready to get your hands floury, Bread Baking for Beginners serves up the recipes and tutorials you need to bring the aroma of perfectly baked loaves to your home.
About the Author
BONNIE OHARA is a self-taught sourdough bread baker who has been perfecting her craft since 2010. With a background in literature and art, she comes to baking with a visual style and runs her company with a heart for storytelling. When she’s not baking sourdoughs for Alchemy Bread in her 1920s bungalow, you can find her bicycling the trails with her three children, picking up veggies and fruit at the farmers market, or checking out cookbooks and picture books at the library.