Hi all!I am newly obsessed with bread tely green but enthusiastic. I did 4 batches/8 loaves this weekend, some sour dough. In Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and. German black bread made with coffee, sourdough and an altus (slurry) for flavor This recipe comes from Jeffrey Hamelman, a Certified Master Baker (one of.

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I will continue to use this book to enhance my skills. Great explanations of the science behind baking bread, which was valuable to me.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of So, I gave up after the intro. Written in English with french breadmaking techniques typically in french. Jeffrey Hamelman An accomplished baker, teacher and entrepreneur, Jeffrey Hamelman brings a variety of experiences and skills to his position as Bakery Director at King Arthur Flour. With his latest contribution, he shares hisuncompromising, exacting methods, love for bread, and noble hamelmqn, along with the will to never uamelman learning and improving.

A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes.

Challah shaped in a Winston Knot. This was my first read of anything Bread related. Description An updated new edition of the essential resource for professionals and seasoned home bakers Hailed as a “revelation” when it first appeared inJeffrey Hamelman’s Bread is a legendary resource praised by baking luminaries from around the world. Also, I love the broad range of recipes thoughtfully included which act as starting places for imagination and experimentation, not My bread book.


In this updated edition, Hamelman covers the gradual evolution of the craft, adding 40 newrecipes and incorporating the important technique of handmixing. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books hamelmaj This is an excellent, detailed bread baking book that I absolutely depend on.

Bread : A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes

I tried several of the recipes and had some successes, and some failures. You’d be hard pressed to find something not covered in the book. This is a book that most bakers I know have and keep coming back to as their go-to bread book. I was really looking for a book with recipes I could make in a single weekend. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I can only hope that those whose mission it is to make good bread seize the opportunity to read Jeffrey Hamelman’s book, heed his advice, and adopt his methods with due care and respect.

I used it, and enjoyed it, but didn’t feel that I learned enough. Return to Book Page.

He is steady and studied. But it turns out that Hamelman’s idea of “a baker” is one who is running hqmelman bakery, not someone like me who has a little kitchen, enough room Granted, this rating of only 2 stars is probably grossly unfair, especially because I hardly read any of the book public library copy of the 2nd edition: In the end, this makes the hanelman very limiting, and not at all useful.

I’ve also found that the recipes are so good, they can withstand the breadd experimenting with new methods. I just was watching some tutorials on youtube and found a hamelan instructor very likable, and clear in his instruction style. I had not yet begun to think of bread the way I do now: Also don’t ignore the utility of this website. Useful Conversions and Equivalencies. The only thing that I really disliked are the imperial measurements.


She also works as a translator and interpreter. Bread contains detailed, step-by-step recipes for avast array of breads–versatile sourdough ryes; numerous breadsmade with pre-ferments; and simple, straight dough loaves.

Breads Made with Yeasted Pre-Ferments. Recipes for brioche, focaccia, pizza dough, flat breads, and other traditional baking staples augment the diverse collection of flavors, tastes, and textures represented within these pages. Open Preview See a Problem? My copy of this book is covered in notes and flour.

Talking Bread and Evolution with Jeffrey Hamelman

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Laced throughout the book, Hamelman’s personal narratives offer a compelling portrait of a lifelong love affair with bread and vividly communicate this passion. Opening with a comprehensive overview of the foundations – essential ingredients; hand techniques for kneading, scoring, and shaping; the basic process from mixing through baking – he lucidly guides bakers through all elements of this richly rewarding craft.