Click below to see the recipe listing index for The Bread Bible Baking Books: ” Whenever she’s in the running, Rose Levy Beranbaum leads the pack. Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, Best Bread Book The Bread Bible gives bread bakers of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose. The Bread Bible gives bread bakers of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum’s trademark. Her knowledge of the.

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Granted, there are excellent drawings and detailed instructions.

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The ciabatta is consistently the same. Having said this, I really do like to be able to see inside the books on Amazon and I remain disappointed that I can’t do this in this instance.

If it doesn’t meet those basic three, there’s little chance of me giving it more three stars. View all 4 comments. Dec 01, Ala’a Alhazani rated it it was amazing.

There are also in-depth explanations of each stage in the process of baking bread that will keep you from committing those recipe alterations that will result in a major bread-fail, while giving you the knowledge and confidence to try ones that will work. Even the plain old white dinner rolls and basic soft white sammich loaf require the initiation of a dough starter or sponge for the pre-ferment phase, followed by additional flour and ingredients later beranbbaum make the actual dough.

I was very interested in learning to make artisan breads. If that kind of inclusiveness doesn’t take beeanbaum fear out of baking, nothing will.

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If you want a great loaf of bread, it’s going to involve leby poolish or some sort of sponge, and it’s going to take you at least half a day or maybe two of largely inactive time to get you there.

Having read three of her other books, I’m used to that and can usually ignore it.


A cookbook can have the best of information, but if it is not navigable and doesn’t inspire one to get into the kitchen, it will not be used. Yes, she aggressively practices product placement. More By and About This Author.

Can’t wait to learn to bake some amazing bread!! Jan 03, Josie rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s sloppy, it’s lazy, and whoever proofed the galleys and didn’t insist on a functional index should be busted back to junior intern. I don’t think I would worry much about the specific flour she calls for.

Yes, it’s cluttered, but it’s also baking gold. It’s people like her that would have you think that making bread is a skill only bestowed upon a chosen people who have the internal knowledge and inborn divinity to bring dough to rise again! Unlike Rose Beranbaum’s other books, some of these recipes have failed me.

The book is worth reading, but I just don’t see myself ever cooking from it. Beranbaum takes all the fun out of making bread with her teaspoon level measurements, lectures about proper flours, and rants about flavor development. I make the ciabatta weekly with minor changes. Jun 15, Connie rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 27 – 6: Published October 17th by W.

While the examples of flours are USA brands, it is still a valuable resource for any reader. This ranks as one of the best gifts anyone has ever given me.

Perfect Desserts for Every Occasion. The dough won’t let me. By the way, whatever recipe you use, you’ll get best results by weighing the flour rather than measuring it in a cup. Don’t let this deter you – if you want great bread, this book will get you there.

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You are right I did not put in but just presumed people would know Norton Company first published October 11th Jan 21 – 9: Apr 09, Jessica rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: But to me, bread baking is an art. So far it has been my favorite for the subject of bread making, but I do have many others checked out from the library I did not read this cover to cover, but skipped around a lot and feel as though I have read the entire book.


May 22, Carrie rated it it was amazing. And so it goes After all this information, bakers will be eager to get to the recipes, which are equally rewarding.

Through the portal image of this bread photo, you can view all of this plus more on her Breadbasketcase. She goes on to define each of each of these “strange-sounding names” in lay-terms.

Rose Levy Beranbaum is pretty legit. This is my third rosf from the BB. While this means the recipes cover multiple pages, if I follow them exactly, I will have success. I like to be inspired by the nible selection, learn something new, be able to find the ingredients without taking out a second mortgage or resorting to overnight delivery. Rose Beranbaum’s Bread Bible. This will have to be updated in a couple months once I’ve use more than just one or two recipes, but so far I have been very pleased with what I have learned from her.

I flatter myself, I know now, that I am something of a bread master.

Again, I hope to be bearnbaum for quoting the book one more time: I’m most known for cakes, prefer eating pie and pastries, but what I love to make most of all is bread. Occasionally people suggest that making bread, particularly kneading it, must be a great What I really like about The Bread Bible is that it really is written for the home cook.

Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread. This book explains bread in all its historical, gastronomic, chewy, crusty, beranbwum detail.