An indispensable bread-making book, The Essential Bread Cookbook brings together a baker’s dozen of the very best recipes for baking bread at home. Included are breads made with yeast and without, from white to whole wheat, and from flat to sweet. Think French-style bread, sourdough, rye bread, raisin bread, brioche, and even lemon bread, as well as many other bread recipes. Taken from the best-selling classic Beard on Bread by James Beard, the “Dean of American Gastronomy,” this is the perfect cookbook for home bakers of all ages—from kids to teens to adults—who want to make and enjoy delicious fresh bread at home.
JAMES BEARD was born in Portland, Oregon, and would go on to write twenty books about food over the course of his remarkable career. He started giving cooking lessons in the late 1950s, and became one of the most influential… More about James Beard