Click below to see the recipe listing index for The Bread Bible Baking Books: ” Whenever she’s in the running, Rose Levy Beranbaum leads the pack. Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, Best Bread Book The Bread Bible gives bread bakers of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose. The Bread Bible gives bread bakers of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum’s trademark. Her knowledge of the.

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If that kind of inclusiveness doesn’t take the fear out of baking, nothing will. Easy-to-use ingredient tables provide both volume and weight, for surefire recipes that work perfectly every time.

Let’s just admit that writing a cookbook is darn hard work and nearly impossible. Rose gives directions for each recipe if you making it by hand, with a mixer, or a combination of both. Furthermore, it is dead on about technique. To ask other readers questions about The Bread Bibleplease sign up. Norton’s privacy policy and terms of use.

Nor are there page numbers, although those are useless in e-books anyway. Beranbaum’s The Cake Bible is now in its 30th printing; this volume, which is a selection of The Good Cook Club, appears poised for similar success.

Even after trying recipes from other books or the Internet, we keep coming back to this book because the recipes are solid. That said, my next book buy will probably be Apprentice as I am ready for a different approach. Feb 24, Colette rated it it ,evy amazing Shelves: Selected pages Title Page.

I have made many recipes from her book and found most of them to be excellent.

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Found my favorite bread recipe here, the olive challah bread one. Love the fact these recipes are for one loaf at a time. The section on freshness is particularly interesting, especially now as flour prices are soaring and some people are foolishly buying up large berqnbaum to hoard before the price goes even higher.


Bfranbaum wouldn’t they be with their respective recipes? In the past I had trouble with getting the brad results each time I used a recipe. Don’t tut-tut about it. To add to The Bread Bible’s fabulousness, there is detailed information on subsitutions, with explanations of not only what will and won’t work but why.

This is not to say I didn’t learn anything from reading the book. She gives clear detailed instructions with measurements in English volume and weight and metric weight. Oct 01, Elizabeth rated it liked it Recommends it for: It’s sloppy, it’s lazy, and whoever proofed the galleys and didn’t insist on a functional index should be busted back to junior intern.

I’ve made h I’ve gotten frustrated not being able to find my favorite breads when I want them, so Beranbqum decided to make my own.

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I also enjoy the pugliese. I mean, its the freaking Bread Bible. Get this book, ley practice, and you will make awesome bread. Having said this, I really do like to be able to see inside the books on Amazon and I remain disappointed that I can’t do this in this instance. Her pumpernickel is too sweet though – still trying to figure out how to make it less so. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Ok I should love this book.

Those three points listed above, however, are critical. Through the portal icon, you can read and see weekly postings of their breads coming to life.

The instructions are explicit and presume little, while the ingredient ratios cups, ounces, grams all pre-converted are presented clearly in charts.

Rose Levy Beranbaum’s bread bible process

Do not be food by the impostor “Bread Bible” that’s out there! So far it has been my favorite for the subject of bread making, but I do have many others checked out from the library. Now you all are gonna force me to buy Rose’s book! An email from Marie Wolf in Minneapolis, Minnesota in was the beginning of a life-long friendship. It wasn’t a good first bread book for me. If a recipe calls for an hour or so of first rising time, you don’t have to watch over it or jump to a timer, and accidentally letting it go too long can be a plus, as the miracle of yeast has produced enzymes that have been busy breaking starches down into tasty sugars that brown up so nicely under heat.


Rose gives directions for eac Just like the other Rose Beranbaum book I read recently, Rose’s Heavenly Cakes, this is a thorough, thoughtful, detailed, and exacting how-to book all about bread.

But thanks to science we now know how bread is made and we have thus come up with all these nifty shortcuts so we don’t need to have all these imported special yeasts, forever tended sourdough starters, and a twelve step process to get the kind of loaf you are looking for. This is an old thread I know but I’m here as I’m very interested in this book. The instructions are absolutely specific.

But if you’re just getting started or don’t have the beranbau for an overnight prep, go to the King Arthur Flour website and check out the recipes section.