This is the ultimate guidebook for the casual or professional baker, a step-by-step guide to the best bread you may have ever tasted. This book details the process for everything from country bread to baguettes as well as delicious recipes for sandwiches and the like. Chad Robertson has developed the recipes in this book over two decades of apprenticeship and experience, breaking bread down to its most elemental state. To Chad, bread is the foundation of a meal, the center of daily life, and each loaf tells the story of the baker who shaped it.
Hardcover Book. 304 pages are filled with beautiful imagery and recipes.Pastry chef Elisabeth Prueitt and her husband, renowned baker Chad Robertson, are the co-owners of Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine in San Francisco. Using a wood-fired brick oven, they bake bread and create rustic, elegant pastries using many of the techniques they had learned abroad and have tested in their own kitchen.