A fully revised and updated edition of the best-sellingHealthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day—the quick and easy way to make nutritious whole grain artisan bread.
Jeff Hertzberg and ZoÃ« FranÃ§ois shocked the baking world when they proved that homemade yeast dough could be stored in the refrigerator to use whenever you need it, and they adapted the method for whole grains inHealthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day(2009). Now, in an updated second edition, they’ve done it again, showcasing whole grains and heirloom flours like spelt, sprouted wheat, and khorasan. Also new in this edition is a super-fast natural sourdough, weight equivalents for every dough recipe, and intriguing new oils like coconut, avocado, grapeseed, and flaxseed.
The New Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day has 33 new recipes as well as old favorites, including 100% Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Grain Garlic Knots with Parsley and Olive Oil, Whole Grain Crock Pot Bread, Rosemary Flax Baguette, Cinnamon-Raisin Whole Wheat Bagels, Pumpkin Pie Brioche, Raisin Buns, Challah, Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels, gluten-free breads, and many more.
With over a half-million copies in print, the Bread in Five series is the quick and easy way to create healthy breads that rival those of the finest bakeries in the world—with just five minutes a day of active preparation time.
Jeff Hertzberg, M.D, is a physician with twenty-five years of experience in health care as a practitioner, consultant, and university professor. His interests in baking and preventive health sparked a quest to adapt the techniques of the bestsellingArtisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day for healthier ingredients. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters.
ZoÃ« FranÃ§ois is a pastry chef and baker trained at the Culinary Institute of America. In addition to writing bestselling cookbooks, she creates tasty desserts on her pastry blog, ZoeBakes.com, as well as for the Cooking Channel, General Mills, and many national magazines. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two sons.
Praise forHealthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day
“ZoÃ« FranÃ§ois and Jeff Hertzberg have amazingly demystified the arcane and delightful world of artisan bread. Now, on the heels of time sensitivity (Hello… 5 minutes??? Really? Yes!), comes a baking book for the health-conscious, and it couldn’t be more timely. Bottom line, I would crawl across a desert of broken glass to hop into their loaf pan.”—Andrew Zimmern, Travel Channel host, food writer, and radio personality
“[I]t’s a vast improvement over the laborious process of making artisan breads using classic methods . . . in their new book, Hertzberg and FranÃ§ois have gone one step further . . . baking breads that use less sugar, healthy grains, fruits and vegetables, and are friendly to those with allergies or food sensitivities.”—The Associated Press
“We tried some of the recipes; we love ’em.… Honestly, this is the nicest, softest whole wheat sandwich bread I’ve ever made.”—PJ Hamel,KingArthurFlour.com
“This is the much-anticipated sequel to the wildly popularArtisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day… you’ll be able to use the no-knead storage-dough method with even healthier recipes… fabulous cookbooks… yummy but easy recipes!”—Mother Earth News
Praise for The Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day Series
“Every step of ZoÃ« and Jeff’s adventures in bread has been fascinating and delicious for us, the home bread bakers who follow them, but this book might be their most exciting yet because they’ve incorporated years of readers’ questions, problems, and discoveries into every chapter. This is truly the all-you’ve-ever-wanted-to-know edition. And there are plenty of photographs . . . at last!”—Dorie Greenspan, James Beard Award-winning author ofAround My French Table and owner of Beurre & Sel cookies
“Soon the bread will be making itself… The crusty, full-flavored loaf that results may be the world’s easiest yeast bread.”—The New York Times
“Hertzberg and FranÃ§ois’ practical, common-sense method… is, quite simply, genius.”—Chicago Tribune
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