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Praise for The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day
“Every step of Zoë and Jeff’s adventures in bread has been fascinating and delicious for us, the home bread bakers who follow them, but this book might be their most exciting yet because they’ve incorporated years of readers’ questions, problems, and discoveries into every chapter. This is truly the all-you’ve-ever-wanted-to-know edition. And there are plenty of photographs … at last!” --Dorie Greenspan, James Beard Award-winning author of Around My French Table and owner of Beurre & Sel cookies
“A fun, easy-to-follow collection for those who aren’t afraid to shun baking traditions.” –Publishers Weekly
“With this revised edition, Herzberg and François continue to perfect their already easy and immensely popular bread-baking method. Essential.” –Library Journal
Praise for Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day and Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day
“Soon the bread will be making itself… The crusty, full-flavored loaf that results may be the world’s easiest yeast bread.” --The New York Times
“If man cannot live by bread alone, it may be because Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François didn’t publish their book sooner… [They've] developed a method that makes any home into a mini artisan bake shop… Hertzberg and François’ practical, common-sense method… is, quite simply, genius.” --Robin Mathers Jenkins, Chicago Tribune
“… even people who’ve spent their lives avoiding the kitchen can whip up a loaf of bread in five minutes…” --The Today Show
“… a book that has eliminated that marathon of prep and angst… the aroma’s wonderful, and there’s a slightly sour tang… ooh, that’s dynamite! This is fabulous…” --Lynne Rossetto Kasper, on The Splendid Table radio show, 12/15/2007
“… whenever we need bread, I just dip into the container, pull out some dough, let it rest a bit and then bake a loaf, rolls, or pizza. This method is amazingly simple—and creates authentic European-style fresh bread… The cost? about 40 cents for a one-pound loaf!” --Woman’s Day Magazine
Jeff Hertzberg, M.D. has been a physician, university professor, information technology consultant, and ardent amateur baker. He developed a love of great bread growing up in New York City in the 1960s and ’70s and began traveling to bread-loving countries like France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Britain, and Morocco, to sample and learn. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters.
Zoë François is a pastry chef and baker trained at the Culinary Institute of America. In addition to writing best-selling cookbooks, she creates tasty desserts on her pastry blog ZoeBakes.com, as well as for the Cooking Channel, General Mills, and many national magazines. Zoë lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two sons.
The technique is easy, book is well written with great pictures and instructions.
The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day is a worthwhile investment and would make a lovely gift for all the bakers in your life!
I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to make delicious and healthy bread at home!
As a result of finding the Five Minutes a Day method, we no longer purchase bread in my home. My wife lets me know when we are having BLTs etc so I can be sure to have an extra... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Rob L
I borrowed the first edition from my library, started making my own bread, and bought this book to expand my bread making skills. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Byte Time
Excellent book…My only complaint: don't be fooled, these are not "5 minute" breads. Once your master batch is made and allowed to rise, you can break off chunks for... Read morePublished 4 days ago by A Happy Housekeeper
I'm a pretty good baker but I have always tended to avoid making bread because (although I adore good homemade bread) it was a lot of work and waiting around - or at least, the... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Syrasta
It actually works... amazing.. like magic you are cranking out great bread. They really boiled the process down to a few simple base steps and then after that anything else you do... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
I saw this book at the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis while on vacation. I ordered it for a friend who bakes bread for her family. She loves the book.Published 8 days ago by jennifer j.
How great is it to know exactly what's in your food, and this easy?!Published 9 days ago by Amazon Customer