English Bread and Yeast Cookery

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Biscuit Books, 1980 - Crafts & Hobbies - 592 pages
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An inspired collection of recipes includes informative essays on the history and traditions of bread making and provides American equivalents in recipes for all types of breads, yeast buns, pancakes, muffins, crumpets, oatcakes, pizzas, dumplings, soda breads, and more. IP.

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User Review  - tonysomerset - LibraryThing

Just finished the introductory two fifths lead in of this wonderful book. What a wealth of knowledge and historical information she shares with us. When you stop and think about, grain has always been ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie.deSilva - LibraryThing

A formidable and scholarly work - one of Elizabeth David's (1913 - 1992) later outputs, first published in 1977. Great detail on the raw ingredients : grains, yeast, salt, liquids, fats, etc. and ... Read full review

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About the author (1980)

Elizabeth David (1913-1992) travelled widely during the Second World War throughout Europe, the Middle East and India. She returned to England in 1946 to write the classic Mediterranean Food, followed by five other books that all became bestsellers. Also a prolific journalist, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1982, and a Commander of the British Empire in 1986.

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