The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread

The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread

Peter Reinhart


Co-founder of the mythical Brother Juniper’s Bakery, writer of the landmark books Brother Juniper’s Bread Book and Crust & Crumb, and uncommon teacher on the world’s greatest culinary academy, Peter Reinhart has been a pacesetter in America’s artisanal bread flow for over fifteen years. by no means one to be content material with yesterday’s baking triumph, even if, Peter keeps to refine his recipes and strategies in his unending quest for striking bread.

In The Bread Baker’s Apprentice, Peter stocks his most modern bread breakthroughs, coming up from his research in different of France’s famed boulangeries and the always-enlightening time spent within the culinary academy kitchen together with his scholars. Peer over Peter’s shoulder as he learns from Paris’s so much esteemed bakers, like Lionel Poilâne and Phillippe Gosselin, whose pain à l’ancienne has revolutionized the paintings of baguette making. Then stand along his scholars within the kitchen as Peter teaches the vintage twelve levels of creating bread, his transparent directions followed by means of over a hundred step by step photographs.

You’ll placed newfound wisdom into perform with 50 new grasp formulation for such vintage breads as rustic ciabatta, hearty pain de campagne, old-school manhattan bagels, and the book’s Holy Grail–Peter’s model of the famed pain à l’ancienne. En course, Peter distills not easy technology, complicated thoughts, and meals heritage right into a remarkably obtainable and fascinating source that's as wealthy and multitextured as
the loaves you’ll end up. this is often unique foodstuff writing at its such a lot alluring, educating at its such a lot encouraged and inspiring–and the rewards are the very best breads lower than the sunlight.

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