The Tassajara Bread Book

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Shambhala Publications, 2009 - Cooking - 168 pages
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The Tassajara Bread Book has been a favorite among renowned chefs and novice bakers alike for more than thirty years. With complete instructions on making yeasted breads and full of recipes for breads, pastries, muffins, and desserts, Edward Brown offers a unique view on making bread with care and enjoying the results.

In this deluxe edition, the same gentle, clear instructions and wonderful recipes are presented in a new hardcover format, with an updated interior design and full-color photos of the breads.
 

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Up to my elbows in joy with this book for years

User Review  - sundon - Overstock.com

Hands down my favorite baking book for over 20 years. My copy is covered in butter & oil stains from front to back. A gentle and loving simple instruction book on baking and the love of excellent ingredients. A must have for anyone serious about good food. Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie.deSilva - LibraryThing

This small beige book, first published in 1970 (my edition is the fifteenth printing of 1975, indicating its popularity) would not shout out amongst the glossy offerings in the bookshop. It doesn't ... Read full review

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Edward Espe Brown began cooking and practicing Zen in 1965. He was the first head resident cook at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center from 1967 to 1970. He later worked at the celebrated Greens Restaurant in San Francisco, serving as busboy, waiter, floor manager, wine buyer, cashier, host, and manager. Ordained a priest by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, he has taught meditation retreats and vegetarian cooking classes throughout North America and Europe. He is the author of several cookbooks and the editor of Not Always So, a book of lectures by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. He is the subject of the critically acclaimed 2007 film How to Cook Your Life.

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