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The Bread Bible | W. W. Norton & Company

Okay it’s kind of like a three-year old with fingerpaints, but you get my drift. Now if I can just figure out how to deal with wetter doughs.

Not only are their many excellent recipes in this tome, bibel RLB has written an exhaustive encyclopedic section that answers all readers’ questions about bread-related topics.

Will I ever cook from it?

the Bread Bible

And use fresh yeast. This is not to say I didn’t learn anything from reading the book. Jun 13, Loren rated it did not like it Shelves: But thanks to science we now know how bread is made and we have thus come u What an appropriate title. The front matter to what Beranbaum terms her “bread biography” contains perhaps the best explanation anywhere of how yeast works and a description of the sponge method used for almost every yeast-risen bread.


Don’t tut-tut about it. The dough won’t let me. Maybe I need a book about how to fake being an expert baker without exerting the energy. Little did I know how many weeks and how much treasure would be spent on trying to achieve a bread that pleasured four of the five senses: I hope that she doesn’t mind me quoting from her book: This book, a birthday gift from my mother-in-law, yields terriffic results when I have the patience to follow the twenty seems like steps to making good bread.

The main reason i didn’t cook anything from this book was because I got bored with all the preaching.

the Bread Bible — Real Baking with Rose

This book has a lot of informaiton if you, like me, want to understand the concepts behind all that great food so you can improve your tried and true family recipes. I found her suggestions on equipment to use very helpful as well since most of them are items I already own or can purchase easily at a reasonable cost.

Johansen rated it it was amazing.

While it has a decent amount of pretty photography full-page pictures in their own sectionsthis book is quite text-heavy compared to so many of those food-porn coffee table artbooks masquerading as recipe bilbe.

And to someone who feels the same way which is probably most other bread bakers out there beranvaum, I’m sure this book is the Bible.

Something about the tone in this book irked me in a way that RLB’ previous books didn’t. Published October 17th by W.


I found her suggestions on equipment to use very helpful as well since most of them are items I already own or can purch Just to clarify, I haven’t tried any of the recipes yet, I just read it. Recipes are suggestions, not doctrine. The best thing about this book is the science: Betanbaum rye and pumpernickel.

By signing up you agree to W. Those three points listed above, however, are critical. Since I read the e-book version of The Bread BibleI can’t speak to the formatting of the print book. At the very least, put them near the front of the book where they could generate interest in the recipe. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

BUT I enjoyed and found value in reading her lengthy discussion of sourdough in the book. Perfect Desserts for Every Occasion. Her instructions are clear although the wordiness makes you want to skip them. What an appropriate title.

I’ve been accused of being the most process-driven person ever by several people; these “bible” type cookbooks make me look like a kitchen anarchist. Yes, it’s cluttered, but it’s also baking gold.

By that, I mean information accurate as well as free of errata and typos.