Bread Baking Basics by local author and amateur baker Gregory Berger explores the art of getting started and trying something new through making your first loaf of bread. With quotes, essays, photographs, illustrations, and recipes, this bread cookbook helps you feed your stomach—and your soul—through home baked bread.
The best—and easiest—way to make the perfect loaf. Baking new things can be intimidating. But if you never try, you’ll never get to taste the flavors of hard work and success. Practice the art of making bread through new skills that mirror life in surprising ways. Learn confidence while discovering the science of food. Find abundance while trying new and tasty recipes. Explore healthy living with healthy foods, all in Bread Baking Basics.
From making sourdough bread to pizza dough, learn new, simple, and classic recipes for bread. Author Gregory Berger knows what it’s like to try something new. He started making bread as a personal hobby on a whim. Now, he’s an award-winning baker who has learned to make the perfect loaf—and has created recipes for some of Sacramento’s top restaurants while at it.
In Bread Baking Basics, Gregory shares the skills and life lessons he’s learned from his journey, including:
- The do's and don’ts of making Sourdough bread starters and sour moments
- Healthy toast recipes and healthy, local eating
- Creative salad and pizza ideas alongside lessons on moderation and enjoyment