Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Breads
From the bestselling author of The New Complete Book of Breads comes the thirtieth anniversary edition of this classic baking book, now in trade paperback. In this exhaustive volume, you'll find recipes for every imaginable type of bread, from white and rye to cheese, herb, French, and Italian breads. Croissants, brioches, flat breads, and crackers are covered in depth as well. Home bakers will find an extraordinary range of variety, nearly enough to supply a new bread a day for a year. There are wheat breads -- Honey-Lemon, Walnut, Buttermilk; sourdough breads; corn breads; breads flavored with herbs or spices or enriched with cheese or fruits and nuts; and little breads -- Kaiser Rolls, Grandmother's Southern Biscuits, English Muffins, and Popovers, to name a few. For the baker who observes the holidays with a fresh loaf there are Challah and Italian Panettone.
Clayton also covers topics like starters and storing and freezing breads, and devotes an entire chapter to "What Went Wrong -- and How to Make It Right." Perfect for all levels of bakers, this book walks the novice through the steps and encourages the advanced baker to try new variations on recipes.
Devoted fans of Bernard Clayton will be thrilled with this easy-to-use paperback edition and delighted to see old favorites and try new ones. This is the definitive edition of the classic baking book that every good cook should own.
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Great bookUser Review - bsimone - Overstock.com
I own the first printing of this book and have used it alot over the years. This edition is paperback and a larger format so it will stay open while you work. It has updated information and new ... Read full review
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Been a breadmaker myself, I cannot go anywhere without this book, and this is true. Very well done, simple to understand and full of passion for the rising of the dough. Read full review
Ingredients and How They Are Combined
THE FIRST LOAF
HERB AND SPICE BREADS
FRUIT AND NUT BREADS
THRILL OF DISCOVERY
THE ELEGANT CROISSANT AND BRIOCHE
BLENDED GRAIN BREADS
FRENCH AND ITALIAN BREADS
FLAT AND POCKET BREADS
Storing and Freezing
Baking for Dogs
A Recipe for Bakers Clay