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I liked her immediately when I read her thoughts on hand-kneading in the introduction. The layout is clear and easy to read, if you’ve got a kitchen-aid mixer then there are tips on the speed setting to use – making it a no-brainer. I am used to adaptations of recipes for commonly used foods from around the world. I made some dough tonight for pizza tomorrow, just as I did yesterday.

All this is prelude to my frustration with her recipes. If you are feeling impatient for some sweet, sweet carbohydrates, there is a chapter on quick breads and the like – killer chocolate chip banana “bread. And use fresh yeast. The ingredients lists are organized on a table grid that includes both weight and volume. She gives clear detailed instructions with measurements in English volume and weight and metric weight.

Little did I know how many weeks and how much treasure would be spent on trying to achieve a bread that pleasured four of the five senses: This book has made me a firm believer in using a scale for baking projects.

Rose Levy Beranbaum’s bread bible process

It was gifted to someone who had never seen a Pannetoneso they didn’t care. She has instilled in me the desire to bake all of these bread concoctions on a biweekly basis instead of my usual of every week. I am sure there are a ton of “basic white bread” recipes out there that are faster and easier to make but I am also sure they will not have as berannaum a flavor as this one keeping in mind I have never made this one but I have made the baguette.


Detailed, thorough, with the whys explained as well as the hows. Jewish rye and pumpernickel. Like saying, “oh, I only use it for the mixing,” makes it any less ridiculous?

I make it several times a month. I think the recipes are approachable, that Rose is a good guide through process. For now, if I want fine artisan breads, I’ll let the bakery do beranbqum work.

the Bread Bible — Real Baking with Rose

Of all the recipes in here, the crumpets are the standout – every person I’ve served them to says they bring to mind what crumpets should taste like if they had come from a five star restaurant, and they’re dead easy to make. And then get ready for everyone to rave about the bread you make them.

Definitely one I’ll need to pick up as I become more familiar with the process of bread making. It was however damaged by the seller prior to shipment. I think there is a lot of research behind this book. Even if not expired, toss anything over a few months old unless you beranbaym it.

She admits to being a bread novice when she started writing this book, which has the benefit of allowing her to walk you through techniques that someone with more experience may take for gr Unlike Rose Beranbaum’s other books, some of these recipes have failed me.

And another section on how to adjust the liquid content if using honey rather than sugar or vice versa. Jun 13, Rosf rated it did not like it Shelves: The book includes some good photos, but the are inexplicably relegated to the back of the e-book.

Thankfully, it is enough for you to get the picture, but not so much that you walk away with a headache. The Bread Bible gives bread bakers of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum’s trademark. Has she been in my kitchen too?

By that, I mean information accurate as well as free of errata and typos. Although I haven’t made many of the recipes from the book there are severalthe ones that I have made have been wonderful. Writing this review with the book next to me makes me want berranbaum bake bread right now!!


According to the recipe, I need to: Jan 27 – 6: Usually I make a few recipes from a book before posting my notes. Through the portal image of this bread photo, you can view all of this plus more on her Breadbasketcase.

Did beranbakm hear me say pretty much the same thing?! It’s breanbaum the writing style that I want a feel for. I found her suggestions on equipment to use very helpful as well since most of them are items I already own or can purch Just to clarify, I haven’t tried any of the recipes yet, I just read it.

Trivia About The Bread Bible. Baking by weight is the professional way to bake, but including volume measurements acknowledges buble many home cooks prefer to stick with volume measurements.

Dec 1 – 6: At the very least, put them near the front of the book where they could generate interest in the recipe. I checked this book out from the library because I just learned to bake a couple types of bread, and I wanted to be a bread expert.

Beranbaum explains the steps very well, and I especially love the minimal illustrations used to describe how to do techniques. Her explanation is levj academic and accessible to someone with no real previous knowledge on this topic. Thank you so much.

So if you’re compulsive like me jump right in and take your time to make great bread. You need RLB to guide you in baking. Occasionally people suggest that making bread, particularly kneading it, must be a great What I really like about The Bibe Bible is that it really is written for the home cook.

Other baking continues to interest me: