DescriptionProfessional Bread Baking is not only a cookbook providing an array of recipes and formulas for finished loaves. The title dives deeper into the discussion about bread, providing a detailed reference that will be indispensable for a baker. Written by an Associate Professor at the Culinary Institute of America, Professional Bread Baking provides the tools needed to mix, ferment, shape, proof, and bake exceptional artisanal bread.
About the Authors
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Artisan Breads
Chapter 2: Equipment
Chapter 3: Ingredients
Chapter 4: Making Artisan Breads
Chapter 5: Lean Dough Breads and Rolls
Chapter 6: Enriched Dough Breads and Rolls
Chapter 7: Flatbreads and Breads from Around the World
Chapter 8: Rye Bread
Appendix: Mixing Log
Appendix: Conversion ChartsIndex
• Professional Bread Baking, 1e is organized in a logical manner for any learner. The title begins with history of bread baking, then covers tools, processes and concludes with coverage of regional bread baking and recipes.
• Historical accounts also cover in greater detail countries that place an emphasis on bread production, including France, Italy, Germany, and Eastern Europe.
• Provides an array of formulas and unique recipes for finished loaves.
• Provides detailed discussions of bread which provide a valuable reference for any chef or baker.
• Balancing theory and practice, this text provides both the understanding and performance abilities needed to progress and develop in a successful baking career
• Explores in great detail every type of tool commonly used for producing artisan bread in a professional bakeshop. Beyond this, pros and cons are listed for large items – items like mixers or ovens that can be major purchases for a bakeshop.