Bake your way to total bread mastery with 50 advanced-yet-accessible recipes for the ambitious baker.
Bake the Best Bread of Your Life
Calling all bread enthusiasts! Let this vivid guide take you on a journey through the essential techniques of advanced bread baking. With Chef Daniele Brenci’s expert guidance, you’ll learn how to manipulate your doughs for deliciously complex flavor, perfect flaky crust and luscious interior crumb.
In exquisite detail, Daniele walks you through every step of his master sourdough process, including guidelines on using time and temperature to your advantage for awe-inspiring bread every single time. He also breaks down all of the advanced methods you’ll need to be successful with a wide variety of creative breads, from ancient grain combos to two-tone doughs and more.
Tackle the bi-color lamination process with ease as you whip up a decadent Spiced Marble Chocolate Sourdough or dazzle the senses as you cut into a gorgeous and vibrant loaf of Purple Sweet Potato Bread. Unlock the secrets of ancient grains with soft and aromatic Einkorn Baguettes or the buttery, chewy crumb of a flawless Khorasan Wheat loaf. There’s even an entire chapter devoted to demystifying complicated pastries like Honey Lavender Cream Puffs and Triple Chocolate Babka, as well as taking on the ultimate challenge: baking perfect Croissants with confidence.
Take your bread to new heights as you discover the delicious joys of advanced bread baking.