This is an irresistible collection of bread recipes from around the world, made both by hand and in a bread machine, shown in 500 tempting photographs. You can explore the diversity of bread in fabulous recipes such as Ciabatta, Golden Pumpkin Bread, Spinach and Parmesan Bloomer, Parathas, Navajo Fried Bread, Mango Teabread and Cappuccino Chocolate Panettone. It features delicious breads from all over the world, including France, Germany, America, India and Mexico. Recipes include loaves and wholegrain breads; flatbreads and pizzas, rolls, buns and pastries; and dessert breads, tea breads, puddings and cakes. There is something special about the aroma and taste of freshly baked bread, and this book celebrates bread in all its diversity, whether made by hand or in a bread machine. It contains all the popular classics such as White Bread, Rye Bread, Soda Bread, Sourdough and Corn Bread, as well as more unusual breads such as Harvest Festival Sheaf, Hazelnut and Fig Bread, and Red Lentil Dosas. There are also plenty of teatime treats, such as Banana Bread, Bilberry Tea Bread, Lemon and Macadamia Bread and Peach Brandy Babas.With 500 photographs and tried-and-tested instructions showcasing bread in all its glory, this is an essential volume for every kitchen.
Jennie Shapter is a food writer and home economist. She spent a number of years working as chief Home Economist for several major food manufacturers, where she developed her considerable baking skills. For this volume she has brought together a carefully selected collection of bread recipes from around the world.