The Bread Bible - Beth Hensperger

The Bread Bible

By Beth Hensperger

  • Release Date: 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Courses & Dishes


Recipes for 300 luscious loaves, dessert breads, biscuits, and more: “Hensperger encourages and inspires . . . with obvious passion for her craft.” —Publishers Weekly
A trusted authority on baking, Beth Hensperger has brought together hundreds of time-tested recipes, both classic and intriguingly original, from Gruyere Pullman Loaf and Farm-Style White Bread with Cardamom to fragrant Tuscan Peasant Bread and Classic Buttermilk Biscuits. And don’t just think loaves. Steamed Pecan Corn Bread, pancakes, golden brioches, flatbreads, focaccia, pizza dough, dinner rolls, dessert breads, strudels, breakfast buns—the choices are endless. The recipes are foolproof, step-by-step, and easy to follow. Busy bakers will also appreciate the excellent selection of recipes for bread machines and food processors. With a glossary and easy-to follow tips such as how to store and reheat bread, The Bread Bible is a keeper for anyone who likes to bake or wants to expand their kitchen repertoire.
‘This knowledgeable author's step-by-step instructions, presented in a clear and concise manner, contribute to easier and more enjoyable bread-making . . . Packed with hours of enjoyment for baker and consumer alike.” —Columbus Dispatch
“[An] impressive collection . . . begins with an authoritative but very approachable introduction to all aspects of bread making, from chemistry to ingredients.” —Library Journal