About the BookCulinary instructor, baker, and owner of Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Norman, explores the European breadmaking traditions that inspire him most --from the rye breads of France to the saltless ciabattas of Italy, to the traditional Christmas loaves of Scandinavia.avia.
Book SynopsisThe debut cookbook from cult favorite Austin bakery and beer garden Easy Tiger, featuring recipes from author David Norman's time spent exploring bread traditions throughout Europe and North America, plus menu ideas for incorporating homemade bread into everyday meals. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW In this highly anticipated cookbook, culinary instructor and baker David Norman explores the European breadmaking traditions that inspire him most--from the rye breads of France to the saltless ciabattas of Italy to the traditional Christmas loaves of Scandinavia. Norman also offers recipes for traditional foods to accompany these regional specialties, so home bakers can showcase their freshly made breads alongside a traditional Swedish breakfast spread, oysters with mignonette, or country pâté, to name a few examples. With rigorous, detailed instructions plus showstopping photography, this book will surprise and delight bakers of all stripes.
About the AuthorDAVID NORMAN is the head doughpuncher and a partner at Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden in Austin, Texas, and was recently selected as one of the top ten bread bakers in the country by Dessert Professional magazine. He has worked at some of the country's best bread bakeries from Seattle (Grand Central Bakery) to New York City (Bouley Bakery), and has taught professional bread courses at the French Culinary Institute and the San Francisco Baking Institute, as well as classes for home bakers.