Leslie Bilderback, CMB was on the original faculty of the California School of Culinary Arts as Baking and Pastries Department Head, and soon rose to the position of Executive Chef. During this time Bilderback became a Certified Master Baker (CMB), and was a finalist on Team USA of the 2002 Coup du Monde de la Boulangerie. She has been profiled in theNew York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Culinary Trends Magazine.
Nothing beats the smell--or taste--of fresh-baked bread right from the oven. But many home cooks are intimidated by the thought of making their own. In this cookbook, Certified Master Baker Leslie Bilderback breaks down the bread baking process and makes it easy for anyone
to prepare such tantalizingly tasty loaves as:
- Dark Pumpkernickel Rye
- Sea Salt and Herb Fougasse
- Cinnamon Raisin Bread
- Poppyseed Kaiser Rolls
- Cheddar Dill Beer Bread
From breadsticks to pancakes, this book covers much more than the standard "white or wheat" you may be used to. Forget store-bought! With this helpful guide, you'll bake your own bread ? and never go back!