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Best Bread Books Worth Your Attention

There are countless Bread courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Bread Illustrated: A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-Quality Results At Home (2016)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionMany home cooks find bread baking rewarding but intimidating. In Bread Illustrated, America’s Test Kitchen shows bakers of all levels how to make foolproof breads, rolls, flatbreads, and more at home. Each master recipe is presented as a hands-on and reassuring tutorial illustrated with six to 16 full-color step-by-step photos. Organized by level of difficulty to make bread baking less daunting, the book progresses from the simplest recipes for the novice baker to artisan-style loaves, breads that use starters, and more complex project recipes. The recipes cover a wide and exciting range of breads from basics and classics like Easy…
Author(s): America’s Test Kitchen

2. Bread Baking for Beginners: The Essential Guide to Baking Kneaded Breads, No-Knead Breads, and Enriched Breads (2018)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionFrom beginning home baker to artisanal bread makerBaking a perfect loaf of bread is part science and part magic. Created from four simple ingredients of flour, yeast, water, and salt, breadmaking is one of the most difficult (and delicious) baking endeavors. Bread Baking for Beginners is a rare bread cookbook for true beginners to keep their bread baking on the rise.Complete with step-by-step photographs and straightforward instructions, this beautiful bread cookbook offers a tasty collection of recipes for kneaded, no-knead, and enriched breads. In addition to important info on everything from prep and proof times to key…
Author(s): Bonnie Ohara

3. Artisan Sourdough Made Simple: A Beginner’s Guide to Delicious Handcrafted Bread with Minimal Kneading (2017)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionMany bakers speak of their sourdough starter as if it has a magical life of its own, so it can be intimidating to those new to the sourdough world; fortunately with Artisan Sourdough Made Simple, Emilie Raffa removes the fear and proves that baking with sourdough is easy, and can fit into even a working parent’s schedule! Any new baker is inevitably hit with question after question. Emilie has the answers. As a professionally trained chef and avid home baker, she uses her experience to guide readers through the science and art of sourdough. With step-by-step master recipe guides, readers learn how to…
Author(s): Emilie Raffa

4. The Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook: A Master Baker’s 300 Favorite Recipes for Perfect-Every-Time Bread-From Every Kind of Machine (2000)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionIn this big and bountiful book full of , she reveals all the simple secrets for . No matter how you slice it, Beth's brilliant recipes add up to a lifetime of fun with your bread machine! Recipes include:…
Author(s): Beth Hensperger

5. As Bread That Is Broken (1974)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionNo person, book or other source has ever been able to explain the nature of God's love to me before I read this wonderful spiritual masterpiece. The main topic of the book is prayer, and it does teach new ways of praying. More importantly, I think, is the way it drives home God's total acceptance of each of us, and the nature of His Son. I've read many MANY books on Christian spirituality, and this book has had perhaps the most profound effect on me. If you never read another spiritual book, READ THIS ONE!!! ( Amazon customer)…
Author(s): Peter G. van Breemen, S.J., Edward Farrell

6. Keto Bread Cookbook: 80 Easy And Exciting Low Carb Keto Bread Baking Recipes For Fast Weight Loss (2019)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionKeto diet is great, but it has many challenges. You have to avoid eating mouth-watering sugary foods that make your knees weak… It requires finding crazy ingredients that you’ve never heard of before… Or even worse, you have to compromise on the taste and as a result, your family refuses to eat what you make. When I began my keto lifestyle, I had to deal with all of these challenges…The keto diet helped me lose many pounds, but I always found myself spending hours in the kitchen. And even after hours in the kitchen, food wasn’t that great. I was…
Author(s): Nicole James

7. Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life (1995)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionIf you were to join us in either of our homes at the end of almost any evening, or if you were to attend one of our retreats, we would invite you to do with us the process described in these pages. This book is about asking ourselves two questions: For what am I most grateful? For what am I least grateful? These questions help us identify moments of consolation and desolation. We call this process the examen. "We have given retreats in over forty countries,and we find that regardless of culture or age group, this simple process is the most helpful way…
Author(s): Dennis Linn , Sheila Fabricant Linn, et al.

8. Ultimate Quick Bread Cookbook: Savory & Sweet Breads, Muffins, Biscuits & More! (Southern Cooking Recipes) (2018)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionOver 350 recipes for savory and sweet quick breads, muffins, biscuits, scones, cornbreads, hushpuppies, fritters and doughnuts. All your favorite easy to make breads in one cookbook. Also included are my favorite flavored butters to enhance the breads. The butter recipes are easy to make and only require a few ingredients. The butters are not just for quick breads. Most butters also taste great on pancakes, waffles, meat and vegetables. I love to make biscotti from quick breads. You can also make pancakes and waffles from most quick bread batters. You can serve your favorite muffins in a pancake, biscotti or waffle….
Author(s): S. L. Watson

9. Beard on Bread (1995)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionThe bestselling, classic book on baking bread, from the “Dean of American Gastronomy”—featuring his 100 favorite recipes and variations. From Buttermilk White Bread to Whole-Meal Bread with Potatoes, and from Challah to Crumpets, Beard brings together recipes from across America and around the world. Including a 12-point list of remedies for improving one’s loaf, and a wonderful variety of different types of bread to bake—plain, whole-meal, and sweetened breads, batter breads, baking powder and soda breads, rolls, flat breads, filled breads, fried breads, and…
Author(s): James Beard

10. Keto Bread Cookbook: 50 best low-carb bread recipes (Keto Diet) (2019)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionEvеrуоnе wаntѕ tо trу a ketogenic diet rесiреѕ fоr wеight lоѕѕ аnd bоdуbuilding but dо thеу knоw thе truth аbоut thеm?Sо whаt’ѕ thе dеаl? Whеn thе аvеrаgе реrѕоn еаtѕ a mеаl riсh in саrbѕ, thеir bоdу tаkеѕ thоѕе carbs аnd соnvеrtѕ thеm intо gluсоѕе which ѕеrvеѕ as thе bоdу’ѕ mаin ѕоurсе оf fuеl. On a Kеtо diеt, thеrе аrе very lоw if аnу аt аll саrbѕ соnѕumеd whiсh fоrсеѕ thе bоdу tо utilizе оthеr fоrmѕ оf еnеrgу tо kеер thе bоdу funсtiоning рrореrlу. Thiѕ…
Author(s): Doc Julian

11. Bread Givers: A Novel (2003)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionThe classic novel of Jewish immigrants, with period photographs. This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the youngest daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father’s rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Sarah’s struggle towards independence and self-fulfillment resonates with a passion all can share. Beautifully redesigned page for page with the previous editions, Bread Givers is an essential historical work with enduring relevance. 16 black-and-white photographs…
Author(s): Anzia Yezierska, Alice Kessler-Harris

12. Bread: A Sweet Surrender: The Musical Journey of David Gates, James Griffin & Co. (2019)

 Best Bread Books Worth Your AttentionResearched in great detail, Bread: A Sweet Surrender includes exclusive interviews with founding member Robb Royer, along with friends, family, and former musical associates of the band. This first-ever biography of Bread reveals the story behind the group members' formative years, their remarkable rise to fame, and the subsequent break-up—including the messy lawsuits that would dog them in later years. The book also features exclusive insights into their successful but short-lived 1990s reunion….
Author(s): Malcolm C. Searles

Best Bread Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bread books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery

Author(s): Apollonia Poilâne, Philippe Santamaria
Publisher: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Year: October 29, 20, Size: 10 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2435435

The Easy Bread Machine Cookbook: A Bread Machine Book Filled With 50 Delicious Bread Machine Recipes

Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2519437

The Big Book of Baking: Master Baking Cakes, Breads, Cookies, Pies, and Much More with 1000+ Recipes!

Author(s): Anna Goldman
Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2020, Size: 346 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2541483

Whole-Wheat Bread for Human Health

Author(s): Yosef Dror; Ephraim Rimon; Reuben Vaida
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 19 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2543770

Easy Bread Recipes

Author(s): Gross, Hadley
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 43 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2550808

The Essential Bread Cookbook: A (Baker's) Dozen Delicious Recipes

Author(s): James Beard
Publisher: Knopf, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2558486

The Great Big Pumpkin Cookbook: A Quick and Easy Guide to Making Pancakes, Soups, Breads, Pastas, Cakes, Cookies, and More

Author(s): Michalczyk Maggie
Publisher: Skyhorse, Year: 2020, Size: 24 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2565153

Baking Recipe Book Master Real Baking Secrets with Delicious Cakes, Cookies, Breads, Pies, and More

Author(s): Moore, Barbara
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2565786

Baking Recipe Book: Master Real Baking Secrets with Delicious Cakes, Cookies, Breads, Pies, and More

Author(s): Moore, Barbara
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2565787

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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