Ciril Hitz is the Department Chair for the International Baking and Pastry Institute at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI, USA. Ciril has been recognised with numerous awards, and most recently was named a "2007 Top Ten Pastry Chef in America" by Pastry Art & Design magazine. His work has been featured on the NBC Today Show as well as The Food Network, including The Best Bread in the World, a feature documentary.
love my first baking book, no need to get another one ,, love it, love it... and the price really goodPublished 8 months ago by Adriana Perez
I really found this book to be helpful and informative. I purchased it before I took a bread making class and I was very glad I had. Read morePublished 10 months ago by J. C. DUNN
Very easy-to-read book on bread making. The author also has Youtube channel that you can watch. I like Hitz's instruction every bit as much as Peter Reinhart's.Published 17 months ago by Seattlesucks
Good bread recipes and good illustrations. I learned a few more facts & instructions about baking bread than I knew before.Published 19 months ago by Carmenrella
Ciril is a master of his art. He has covered everything I expect to see in a good bakery. I would have put in a chapter on a variety of breads around the world. Read morePublished 19 months ago by richard alonzo
i am an avid baker and have made breads from no knead, to baguettes, to croissants over the last few years. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Homer Jay Simpson