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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. The following is the complete list of errors and corrections from The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum. Use the comments below to report. 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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I love bread and this is just chock-full of every kind of bread you can imagine. By that, I mean information accurate as well as free of errata and typos. Yes, she name-drops continually. Is the book formatted for practical use? The main reason i didn’t cook anything from this book was because I got bored with all the preaching. I am now proud to say I almost succeeded.

Those three other books might just be my problem with this one: I prefer an author tone that is personable without sounding like they need a therapist or are the only person with the recipe for ice. Apr 23, Gregsamsa rated it it was amazing. I checked this book out from the library because I just learned to bake a couple types of bread, and I wanted to be a bread expert. Jun 15, Connie rated it really liked it Shelves: Although I haven’t made many of the recipes from the book there are severalthe ones that I have made have been wonderful.

Keep in mind that time consuming can be misleading when it comes to bread, as it’s sort of like doing laundry: The back section of the book has extensive descriptions of ingredients.

It is the equivalent of not putting page numbers in a print book. Yes, she self-congratulates a lot. Bread making is not this complicated.

Available Our Retail Price: This book has made me a firm believer in using a scale for baking projects. As I began to pursue more knowledge behind the breax of making artisan breads I came across this book at the library. I flatter myself, I know now, that I am something of a bread master.


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I am determined to be a good bread baker. Now that I have tried a wide representative sample of the recipes in this book, if any of them are hard it is the 1 variety, as opposed to the 2 kind which is more common with candy or desserts involving eggs omg don’t even get me started. Little did I know how many weeks and how much treasure would be spent on trying to achieve a bread that pleasured four of the five senses: For instance, the bagel recipe goes on for 8 pages.

Unfortunately, doing real deal bread at home is significantly more time-consuming than the quickie recipes on the internet or in the pamphlet that came with your bread machine.

If you want to learn the craft of bread making, this is an excellent guide.

I’ve made her ciabatta twice now. Baking by weight is beranbqum professional way to bake, but including volume measurements acknowledges that many home cooks prefer to stick with volume measurements. I’ve made about 15 or so bread recipes from this book, and nearly all of them turned out better than I could have hoped. Detailed, thorough, with the whys explained as well as the hows.

After all this information, bakers will be eager to get to the recipes, which are equally rewarding. Thankfully, it is enough for you to get the picture, but not so much that you beeranbaum away with a headache.

Maybe its the pictures, maybe its the recipe layout, but this one is less accessible. After this, I went in search of other recipes, finding one I didn’t end up using in my standard bread book, The Bread Bible: Save your time, your money and your sanity.

I did spot a couple of typos and minor formatting errors, but nothing biblle caught my eye.

View all 25 comments. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nov 04, Zomick’s Bakery rated it really liked it. For a baker like me, this book is heavenly, just as the title promises. And like a Christian ready to pounce on any money making opportunity for her creed, you don’t need all these fancy gadgets she talks about either. 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.


The e-book version, however, is an utter navigation s sandwich. Furt I get a perfect loaf every time I use a recipe from this book. Beranbaum takes all the fun out of making bread with her teaspoon level measurements, lectures about proper flours, and rants about flavor development. With the help of this book, I will create a bread and rbead it Peccadillo, which has an authentic ring to it.

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It just isn’t what I was hoping it would beranbqum. As someone living outside of the US, her brand loyalty is irrelevant since many of the brands she mentions are not available in my location.

Michael Batterberry Foreword by. May 29, Hawley rated it liked it. However, this is not for the casual bread baker. Feb 24, Colette rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found such errors in bile first two recipes I tried: A bit of the science is explained in bread baking. Her knowledge of the chemistry of baking, the accessibility of her recipes, and the incomparable taste of her creations make this book invaluable for home cooks and professional bakers alike.

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