1 in 11 people in the UK alone own a bread machine. Includes recipes suitable for making bread by hand or machine. Last year the Federation of Bakers released figures showing a revival in bread sales, due in part to the lack of consumer interest in the Atkins diet.
This essential recipe book tells you everything you need to know about breadmaking and shows you just how easy shaping and baking your own bread can be.Step-by-step instructions and expert advice help you master the basic techniques for mixing, shaping and baking your dough, and from there you can begin exploring over 70 mouthwatering recipes ranging from savoury breads - such as the traditional Granary Loaf and Feta and Spinach Twists - to sweet bakes like classic Crumpets and Croissants, as well as the more adventurous Gingered Fig and Orange Bread. Bread also contains special recipe sections on gluten-free and yeast-free breads to suit every aspiring baker.Whether you are looking to create the perfect loaf by hand or machine, this book's easy-to-follow format and top tips help you achieve the most delicious bakes every time.