Global Baker Dean Brettschneider shares the secrets of making perfect bread every time with more than 60 recipes for rustic, healthy, savoury, sweet and festive breads from around the globe. Brettschneider guides you through the process of bread-making, with expert tips, varied recipes and rich photography throughout. He explains the 11 basic ‘know-how' steps in making and baking breads, from mixing or kneading dough by hand to fermenting and shaping dough, and to proofing, decorating, baking and cooling the finished product. Bread is an invaluable guide to baking successful, good-quality breads and mastering all the delicious recipes featured, from panettone and focaccia to cider loaf and rye bread.
Dean Brettschneider is a global-based professional baker and pâtissier with an international following. Award-winning author of ten best-selling cookbooks, Dean co-owns Global Baker - Dean Brettschneider-branded artisan bakeries in Shanghai and Auckland. He recently worked with British celebrity chef Rick Stein, teaching a special baking skills course in Cornwall. He resides in Denmark and Shanghai.