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I highly recommend this book for bakers and non-bakers alike.
As the story enfolds, we laugh heartily as the author encounters one mishap after another in search for this elusive recipe, while admiring his doggedness.
I really enjoyed reading this book, I think it's one of the best memoirs I've ever read.
Entertaining, enlightening and humorous book on the history and practical aspects that make for great bread.Published 23 days ago by J. Johnson
This is a wonderfully entertaining book about an unlikely quest: making the perfect loaf of bread. When you think about bread, as William Alexander has (and deeply), it is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mystery Lover
Very informative about many aspects of bread baking told with humor as one person rises to meet challenge of making artisan bread.Published 2 months ago by Pleased Customer
There are so many "foodie memoirs"out there, they all blur into one another. Not this one! Who knew bread could be so gripping??? Read morePublished 3 months ago by Deb R.
Very entertaining and informative. I love this author's humor and the way he expresses his mission. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Delilah
I'm not a baker, will never be a baker, but I love good bread. Reading this book and learning what's really happening with these simple ingredients was funny, sometimes poignant,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Maggie O
Fun book so far. Haven't read all the way through yet. Makes me want to bake :)Published 6 months ago by Anonymous