Andrew Whitley, founder of the celebrated Village Bakery in Melmerby, is a uniquely experienced baker. this is his foolproof guide to baking real, nutritious bread at home.
From soft milk bread plaits and classic French country bread to overnight sponges and rye sourdoughs, from olive and pumpkin seed bread and gluten-free pizza to wholemeal cheese bread and hot buttered stotties. Whittley demystifies the baking process and shares the practical craft he teaches on his popular baking courses. Co-founder of the nationwide Real Bread Campaign, Whittley also delves into the deplorable state of modern British bread, exposing the madness behind the adulteration of our most basic of foodstuffs. Including chapters on wheat-free and gluten-free cooking, this important book shows why and how to make your own bread, guiding and inspiring beginners and seasoned bakers alike.