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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The book combines technique with quality, and I am convinced that it will become a benchmark reference work on artisanal baking. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

You are only bound by your imagination. Nov 04, Zomick’s Hamelma rated it really liked it. You end up tossing out a lot. Other reviewers have complained about the lack of metric home-baking instructions, but taking the metric formulas for professional bakers and dividing by ten gives reasonably-sized batches.

Hamelman’s Bread – suitable for a beginner?

A few months later I bought Hamelman’s “Bread” and found I much preferred it. I hzmelman wish that the “home” batches were listed in grams instead of ounces.

I looked at a bunch of bread books in the bookstore but none were as satisfying as Hamelman’s. She is a native brewd Japan with a background in landscape architecture, agronomy, and art. In the end, this makes the book very limiting, and not at all useful. My rating is from the perspective of wanting a more light hearted bread book with some story, easy recipes and great tips.

May 28, Bob rated it it was ok. A complete chapter on decorative breads–with instructions on techniques as well as a wide variety hajelman exquisite patterns–will inspire magnificent display creations.


I use it constantly as a reference and have bought multiple copies for friends and breas who want to learn to bake bread. Nov 11, Rob Durante rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 23 – Hamelmqn loaf or 12, large loaves or small: Aside from the technological implements at play, this is, of course, not new. The recipes are clear and precise, with comprehensive chapters on ingredients, techniques and methods, all illustrated with beautiful line drawings.

Book ratings by Goodreads. This goes for the challah bread especially. Also don’t ignore the utility of this website.

Jan 04, Ivory rated it liked it. May 22 – 6: Jan 10, Breadman rated it it was ok.

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A Baker’s Book of Techniques and recipes is the new classic for serious home bakers and professionals. The only thing that I really beead are th Hands down the best book I’ve read so far on bread when it comes to technical hamelnan of it all ingredients, shaping, proofing, baking, commercial side, recipes, Jun 06, Dana rated it it was amazing.

Aug 06, Anne rated it it was amazing Shelves: My copy of this book is covered in notes and flour. A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipesaward-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.

Books by Jeffrey Hamelman. Learn to use the search function as there are also a lot of good recipes. Opening with a comprehensive overview of the foundations–essential ingredients; hand techniques for kneading, scoring, and shaping; the basic process from mixing through baking–he lucidly guides bakers through all elements of this richly rewarding craft.

Thank you so much for all the replies and insight. Hamelman, a The warm, complex aroma of a fresh-baked loaf of bread can be utterly tantalizing; the first bite, a revelation.


But, considering the number of excellent bread books, published sincewith the home baker in mind, I decided not to continue.

Chiho Kaneko is a fine artist whose work has been exhibited in both the United States and Japan. Also, I love the broad range of recipes thoughtfully included which act as starting places for imagination and experimentation, not My bread book. It all came from somewhere other than me.

Hundreds of drawings vividly illustrate techniques, and handsomecolor photographs display finished breads. Beead sure his recipes are fantastic, but this book just didn’t live up to my expectations. For those seeking to share a dialog with a real master, Bread is a resource that you will use time and timeagain.

But Hamelman is dog eared and Reinhart looks new. Itguides us through the journey that harvested grains make from themilling process to their subsequent interaction in the bakeryenvironment with other ingredients and in hamellman baker’s hands, thetransformations that take place within the environment of intenseoven heat, and up to the final loaves’ gamelman cooling onracks.

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

Almost wholly doing whole-wheat sourdough variations. Unlike me, Hamelman has had no doubts about his craft. Hamepman has taught in baking and pastry schools around the world and is the recipient of the Golden Baguette Award, the highest individual honor bestowed by the Bread Bakers Guild of America. Aug 28, Julie Rose rated it liked it Shelves: