Hi all!I am newly obsessed with bread tely green but enthusiastic. I did 4 batches/8 loaves this weekend, some sour dough. In Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and. German black bread made with coffee, sourdough and an altus (slurry) for flavor This recipe comes from Jeffrey Hamelman, a Certified Master Baker (one of.

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To include a recipe without recognizing our relationship to its origin is no longer sufficient. Hamelman, a professional baker for nearly three decades, was a member of the United States national baking team that won first place in the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, the bread-baking World Cup. Check out the top hzmelman of the year on our page Best Books of And every now and then you will get something out of other threads as well.

I’ve been cooking and baking haelman a lot of years and brfad not find the technical discussion in the book problematic at all. The pizza recipe is excellent as well, as are so many of the other recipes. May 22 – 6: Hardcoverpages. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Very good resource for understanding the science behind breadmaking.

Hamelman’s Hwmelman – suitable for a beginner? The recipes are written in bakers math and scaled for home and bakery. Skip to main content.

Thank you so much for all the replies and insight. The weight of each ingredient is determined as a percentage of the total weight of flour.

Starkly un-millennial, Hamelman, now 67, has worked the same profession for over 40 years and has not bent to the will of social media. Hands down the best book I’ve read so far on bread when it comes to technical side of it all ingredients, shaping, proofing, baking, breaf side, recipes, The recipes are clear and precise, with comprehensive chapters on ingredients, techniques and methods, all illustrated with beautiful line drawings.


Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions I’m a home cook that wanted good info on making bread and learned quickly that this book is really intended more for people who are commercially making bread, not for people like me.

I was really looking for a book with recipes I could make in a single weekend. A complete chapter on decorative breads – with instructions nread techniques as well as a wide variety of exquisite patterns – will inspire magnificent display creations. A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes, award-winning master baker Jeffrey Hamelman presents the definitive, one-stop reference on the art and science of bread baking–a kitchen essential for seasoned home bakers and professionals alike.

He holds your hand, Hamelman does not.

Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes by Jeffrey Hamelman

There are reading groups on the internet who encourage others to hamelmsn a specific recipe together such as http: Mar 28, Wouter rated it it was amazing. Also, I love the broad range of recipes thoughtfully included which act as starting places for imagination and experimentation, not a final destination.

This hamelmzn the ONLY book out there I can wholeheartedly recommend for the serious baker, professional or amateur. If you find discussions too complicated, it’s usually because everyone tries to adjust to the person asking. A Baker’s Book of Techniques and recipes is the new classic for serious home bakers and professionals.

I’m still glad I began with Forkish. Turn to his book and vread his techniques for creating authentic, delicious, hand-made artisan breads. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Too true – have the picture on fb to prove it. It’s great for beginners as is for pros.


Hamelman’s Bread – suitable for a beginner?

He has served as a baking and pastry instructor at several culinary schools and has baked and taught in France, Germany, Canada, Ireland, Brazil, and Japan. I loved that it made me feel confident at the beginning. View the discussion thread. Developing and Perpetuating a Sourdough Culture. That said, Hamelman rocks. Until recently, it was primarily circumstance and resources that determined why and how we made things.

You’d be hard pressed to find something not covered in the book. Looking for beautiful books? Bread contains detailed, step-by-step recipes for an array of breads: Decorative and Display Projects.

Want to Read saving…. I didn’t actually read every word of this book, but I gleaned what I wanted to from it, which is to say that I read the first chapter in it’s entirety and read more than I ever want to know about The Bread Process, from Mixing through Baking.

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And I soon learned that Hamelman explains everything pretty well in the book if I took the time to read it. She also works as a translator and interpreter. Aug 06, Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 04, Ivory rated it liked it.

You basically have to be a hard-core breadmaker to make sense of this book. Hamelman hmaelman a master. Table of contents Recipes. You are its target audience, and he’s an experienced teacher.