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Dan Lepard - Author

About the Author

Dan Lepard is a baker and photographer who has worked with the likes of Ottolenghi, Giorgio Locatelli and Fergus Henderson. He is the author of 'The Handmade Loaf' and has a very popular baking column in the Saturday Guardian. He writes frequently for Sainsbury's Magazine and is also currently designing a range of baking products for Sainsbury's. Originally from Australia, he now lives in London.

Featured books by Dan Lepard

Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet

Author: Dan Lepard Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

Winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award 2011 The ultimate baking compendium from Dan Lepard, the country's foremost baking guru. Innovative yet down-to-earth, Dan Lepard is the baker every top chef wants for their restaurant, and with this utterly dependable how-to-bake book you'll be able to replicate Dan's award-winning recipes from the comfort of your own kitchen. Guiding you through the crispest flatbreads, blue cheese and oatmeal biscuits, gluten-free white loaves, savoury leek and smoked haddock pies, caramel sweets, frostings, crumbly scones and pumpkin and ginger cupcakes, 'Short and Sweet' will show you how to use the newest flours and ingredients and has everything from updates on the classics to the latest in baking for intolerances. Collecting together Dan's best recipes - and mixing science with old-fashioned kitchen wisdom - Dan has tried and tested almost every baking technique out there. So go ahead and take the cake - and the biscuits and the pastries too!

British Baking The Floury Corner of the Kitchen

British Baking The Floury Corner of the Kitchen

Author: Dan Lepard Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2014

A tour of the British regions, winkling out the best of the local baking traditions, it’s a history of British baking with plenty of recipes to tempt the taste buds. There are recipes for everything from the famous – Yorkshire Parkin to the less well-known Dingle Pie and this being Paul Hollywood there are tweaks and twists aplenty, all accompanied with a host of illustrations and maps.   Like for Like Reading Great British Bakes: Forgotten Treasures for Modern Bakers, Mary-Anne Boermans Complete Traditional Recipe Book, Sarah Eddington  

Other books by Dan Lepard

The Handmade Loaf The book that started a baking revolution

The Handmade Loaf The book that started a baking revolution

Author: Dan Lepard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2017

'In The Handmade Loaf, Dan gathers together the knowledge he acquired travelling, tasting and photographing his way through northern Europe. He takes the handfuls and pinches and turns them into weights and measures to create recipes that are easy to follow. His descriptions of the countries and their bread offerings are warm, personal and inviting. You really get the sense you're making a loaf passed down from generations which, in essence, is what baking is all about.' - Observer Food Monthly With more than 75 recipes, from dark crisp rye breads and ricotta breadsticks through to effortless multigrain sourdough, The Handmade Loaf guides you through the stress-free techniques you need to make and bake great breads at home. Made and photographed in kitchens and bakeries across Europe, from Russia through to the Scottish Highlands, Dan Lepard's ground-breaking methods show you how to get the most flavour and the best texture from sourdough and simple yeast breads with minimal kneading and gentle handling of the dough. Let this classic cookbook guide you to making superb bread at home.

Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet

Author: Dan Lepard Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/09/2011

Winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award 2011 The ultimate baking compendium from Dan Lepard, the country's foremost baking guru. Dan Lepard's innovative and earthy approach has made him the baker that every top chef wants in their kitchen, and with this utterly dependable how-to-bake book you'll be baking cakes, pastries, breads and cookies like never before. Collecting together Dan's best recipes - and mixing science with old-fashioned kitchen wisdom - Dan has tried and tested almost every baking technique out there. Guiding you through the crispest flatbreads, blue cheese and oatmeal biscuits, gluten-free white loaves, savoury leek and smoked haddock pies, caramel sweets, frostings, simple scones and pumpkin and ginger cupcakes, Short and Sweet uses the newest flours and ingredients and has everything from updates on the classics to the latest in baking for intolerances. If baking is therapy then Dan is your life coach. He'll show you how to improve, what to work on, how to take what is just ok right up to brilliant, without a sweat. No wonder he is the country's cutting-edge baker.