I bake bread more often than I tell you about. Usually I use one of a few standard recipes. I gathered a few bread books, but I’m not good at using them. I adore photos from Tartine Bread and I even challenged myself to try a recipe from it a few times, but Tomek wasn’t too happy with a bread dough all over the kitchen. That was a while ago, so maybe I should try again.
Exceptional Breads: Baker & Spice – I usually flick through it, find a nice recipe, then learn I don’t have enough time to make it. I tried one or two recipes. I will organize myself one day.
On my wish list there is Brilliant Bread, but I must deserve it first, so maybe a little gift after holidays?
So lately my last resort bread book is actually 100 Great Breads, the recipes is are not too fancy, mostly good, simple, reliable, yeast breads that you can make in 2-3 hours without unnecessary fuss. This crusty cob is perfect example. It is so easy to slice, just let it cool properly.