Author(s): Chad Robertson
This is the follow-up to successful Tartine, concentrating on the bakery's legendary bread, from one of the most celebrated breadmakers in the United States.
Chad is Jesus in breadmaking circles, and Tartine's bread is celebrated in media. Serious breadmakers will want this book for their collection. Lovers of Tartine will want Tartine Bread.
A master formula for basic bread with many variations forms the backbone of the book, which also includes yeasted breads and recipes for sweet and savory foods made with days-old bread. Chad's mastery of breadmaking and work with great artisanal bakers in the US and France, as well as his philosophy of baking, are features of this book.
"...the most beautiful bread book yet published..." -- The New York Times
Chad Robertson is one of the founding chef/owners of the renowned Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, Mark Bitttman's 'favorite bakery in the United States.' With his wife, Elisabeth Pruiett, he is co-author of Tartine. He trained at The Culinary Institute of American in Hyde Park, New York and was nominated for a James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef award in 2006. He lives in San Francisco.