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    Country Breads of the World: Eighty-Eight of the World's Best Recipes for Baking Bread

    by:
    Collister, Linda
    Blake, Anthony



    Publisher:
    The Lyons Press
    Published: September 2000
    ISBN: 1585741124
    Format:Hardcover
    Pages:180


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    Book Description
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    Country Breads of the World is a remarkable collection of original recipes and secrets of bread-makers around the world. Beautifully photographed, and with step-by-step sequences revealing the techniques of the masters, Country Breads of the World relates the time honored methods behind making wonderful country loaves that rely on authentic ingredients and retain the integrity of their classic origins. In Country Breads of the World, the complete bread-making process is explored in depth, beginning with the milling of the grains used for bread flours and the different kinds of leavenings used to raise dough, to working and shaping the dough and the actual baking process. The final chapter is devoted to the decorated and enriched breads made for celebrations and festivals. Throughout, there are recipes for extraordinary breads of all kinds - hearty multi-grain loaves; slim baguettes made with fine white flour; dark, moist breads that are almost cake-like in texture; breads rich with dried fruits and nuts; flat breads, crispbreads, pancakes, rolls, puffy biscuits, doughnuts, sweet spicy buns, and much more. Country Breads of the World is inspiring in its content yet practical in its approach. Each of the recipes is clear and easy-to-follow, and is presented alongside dazzling full-color photographs. Both novice bread-makers and experienced bakers alike will find much to learn and enjoy in this beautiful book. (8 3/4 X 11 1/4, 180 pages, color photos)


    About the Author
    LINDA COLLISTER started her career as a sous-chef, cooking for Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. She has studied at the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London, as well as La Varenne in Paris. She is also the author, with Anthony Blake, of The Bread Book.

    Book Description
    Here is a beautiful full-color guide to country bread making with dozens of recipes and hundreds of beautiful photographs.

    COUNTRY BREADS OF THE WORLD is a remarkable collection of original recipes and secrets from bread-makers around the world. Beautifully photographed, and with step-by-step sequences revealing the techniques of the masters, COUNTRY BREADS OF THE WORLD relates the time-honored methods behind making wonderful country loaves that rely on authentic ingredients and retain the integrity of their classic origins.

    In COUNTRY BREADS OF THE WORLD, the complete bread-making process is explored in depth, beginning with the milling of the grains used for bread flours and the different kinds of leavenings used to raise dough, to working and shaping the dough and the actual baking process. The final chapter is devoted to the decorated and enriched breads made for celebrations and festivals. Throughout, there are recipes for extraordinary breads of all kinds, from traditional and rustic loaves to newer, more innovative ones.

    Also included are the fascinating stories and experiences of bread enthusiasts worldwide, from professional millers and bakers and four-star chefs to dedicated amateurs and gifted home-bakers.

    COUNTRY BREADS OF THE WORLD is inspiring in its content yet practical in its approach. Each of the recipes is clear and easy-to-follow, and is presented alongside dazzling full-color photographs. Both novice bread-makers and experienced bakers alike will find much of use in this beautiful book, perhaps even the secret to the perfect loaf.


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