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

  • ISBN: 9781607748656
  • Author: Reinhart, Peter
  • Publ Date: 2016-09-06
  • Pages: 336
  • Binding: Hardback
  • ID - 170


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Co-founder of the legendary Brother Juniper sBakery, author of ten landmark bread books, anddistinguished instructor at the world s largestculinary academy, Peter Reinhart has been aleader in America s artisanal bread movement formore than thirty years. Never one to be contentwith yesterday s baking triumph, however, Petercontinues to refine his recipes and techniques inhis never-ending quest for extraordinary bread. In this new edition of the award-winning andbest-selling "The Bread Baker s Apprentice," Petershares bread breakthroughs arising from his studyin France s famed boulangeries and the always-enlighteningtime spent in the culinary collegekitchen with his students. Peer over Peter s shoulderas he learns from Paris s most esteemed bakers, likeLionel Poilane and Phillippe Gosselin, whose "paina l ancienne"has revolutionized the art of baguettemaking. Then stand alongside his students in thekitchen as Peter teaches the classic twelve stages ofbuilding bread, his clear instructions accompaniedby more than 100 step-by-step photographs. You ll put newfound knowledge into practicewith fifty master formulas for such classic breads asrustic ciabatta, hearty "pain de campagne," old-schoolNew York bagels, and the book s Holy Grail Peter sversion of the famed "pain a l ancienne," as well asthree all-new formulas. En route, Peter distills hardscience, advanced techniques, and food historyinto a remarkably accessible and engaging resourcethat is as rich and multitextured as the loaves you llturn out. In this revised edition, he adds metricsand temperature conversion charts, incorporatescomprehensive baker s percentages into the recipes, and updates methods throughout. This is originalfood writing at its most captivating, teaching at itsmost inspired and inspiring and the rewards aresome of the best breads under the sun."

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