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In Search of the Perfect Loaf

A Home Baker's Odyssey

by Samuel Fromartz

Hardcover, 306 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 |

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The creator of the popular Chewswise blog documents his 2009 assignment to work in a French boulangerie and subsequent travels through America and Europe to learn bread history and science while perfecting his award-winning recipes. 25,000 first printing.

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Sourdough loaves made by Fromartz with a bolted white flour from Anson Mills in South Carolina that he says reminded him of the wheat he'd tasted in southern France. Samuel Fromartz hide caption

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To Make Bread, Watch The Dough, Not The Recipe

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