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The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America

The Rye Baker: Classic Breads from Europe and America

Stanley Ginsberg

ISBN: 978-0-393-24521-9

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352 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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True rye bread—the kind that stands at the centre of northern and eastern European food culture—is much more than a shop-bought, bland loaf. In The Rye Baker, Stanley Ginsberg brings this overlooked grain into the culinary limelight, introducing readers to the rich and diverse world of rye bread. Readers will find more than 70 classic recipes that span rye's regions and terroir, from dark, intense Russian Borodinsky and orange-infused Swedish Gotland Rye to near-black Westphalian Pumpernickel (which gets its musky sweetness from baking for twenty-four hours), Spiced Honey Rye from France's Auvergne, and the rye breads of America's melting-pot such as Boston Brown Bread and Old Milwaukee Rye.