Directions are easy to read and clear. It's encyclopedic, it's vast, it contains everything you could possibly want to know about bread baking. It was listed by Publisher's Weekly and Food & Wine as one of the top ten books of 2003, and by Fine Cooking as one of the top 12. proofs?)
Fantastic bread-baking bible, but as per her usual, RLB is insanely nitpicky on some things that probably don't need to be so nitpicky.
Not just yeast baking, but, yes, it does include quick breads, biscuits, scones, bagels, flatbreads, and pizza, and I'm happy that it does. A Bread Library book review: The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum January 19, 2017 For the past few weeks, I’ve been reviewing books in my quest to find the best “true beginner breadbaking book.” The Bread Bible gives bread bakers 150 of the meticulous, foolproof recipes that are Rose Levy Beranbaum's trademark. Rose's comprehensive book, The Bread Bible, was the 2003 winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in the Best Bread Book Category. I am happy with the recipes I've used, and I can tell the author is very knowledgeable about all kinds of bread making techniques. Her knowledge of the chemistry of baking, the accessibility of her recipes, and the incomparable taste of her creations make this book invaluable for home cooks and professional bakers alike. Lots of pics, all in color, on every single page, and multiple photos at that. Recipes go grom basic quick bread to more complex sourdough and everything in between. the title of this book is perfect. The Bread Bible reads like a bible: huge book with fine print and no pictures. So here is my review of the first book which basically gives the same review for this one. You will find breads from all parts of the world and more common ones including pita and English muffins, holiday breads, crumpets, etc.
On the other hand, sometimes if you go off-piste with this book, you end up with a cracker :D Not for the faint of heart or the early-days bread baker, it can be daunting and frustrating to deal with a recipe with three proofings (proves? Rose's Bread bible is arguably 303, but it reads more like a Senior Seminar text. This book indeed is the bread bible Great recipes and information. after making a … This is a second copy which says a lot for me. Provides variations on basic recipes too. By golly its so hard to use! Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, Best Bread Book. Rose's Bread bible is arguably 303, but it reads more like a Senior Seminar text.
It's encyclopedic, it's vast, it contains everything you could possibly want to know about bread baking. I've been baking bread for over 15 years and I learned a thing it two! The Bread Bible (2003) . Not just yeast baking, but, yes, it does include quick breads, biscuits, scones, bagels, flatbreads, and pizza, and I'm happy that it does.