Classic Sourdoughs

Classic Sourdoughs

A Home Baker's Handbook

Book - 2011
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""This authoritative sourdough baking classic is updated with a new technique that allows the baker to control sourness and ensure consistently leavened loaves"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.
"This authoritative sourdough baking classic is updated with new recipes and the authors' recent discovery of a technique that allows the baker to control sourness while ensuring consistently leavened loaves. Renowned sourdough authority Ed Wood has traveled the world capturing wild sourdough cultures and experimenting with baking methods. This new edition of his baking tome reveals his latest discovery: proofing the sourdough culture before use gives the baker control over the leavening and taste. Wood builds on this technique with 100 recipes featuring rustic grains and modern flavors, including Herb Spelt Bread, No-Knead Kamut Bread, and Malt Beer Bread, along with recipes for pancakes, bagels, English muffins, breadsticks, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley [Calif.] : Ten Speed Press, c2011.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9781607740070
1607740079
Branch Call Number: 641.815/WOOD
Characteristics: xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wood, Jean 1928-2010.

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orange_rabbit_82
Nov 12, 2015

Very great book with useful information!

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sinbad64
Jun 16, 2014

Although the specific ingredients in this book vary, the majority of instructions for the recipes are virtually the same, like a boring repetitious mantra from page to page. Also, the way to create liquid levain and sponge is not presented in an evident manner; they should be delineated better, as these two items appear as part of almost all the recipes. Having said that, I think the book is in general clearly written and might be worthwhile for someone who wants to expand an exploration of home baked sourdough.

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Nov 12, 2015

orange_rabbit_82 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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