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Gail's Artisan Bakery Cookbook by Roy Levy, Gail Meija
  

Gail's Artisan Bakery Cookbook

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One of London’s leading artisan bakers, Gail Mejia wants to share her passion for bread, showing reluctant and novice bakers that it needn’t be difficult or time-consuming to make your own bread. Once the basics have been mastered there’s a tempting array of recipes to try for loaves of all sorts progressing to a good range of supper and dessert dishes to make the most of your bread.

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Gail's Artisan Bakery Cookbook by Roy Levy, Gail Meija

Good bread begins with just four honest ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast. Nothing could be simpler and yet nothing is more gratifying. GAIL's Since opening the first GAIL's in 2005, the team behind London's most inviting artisan bakery has been on a mission to bring high-quality, handmade bread and delicious vibrant food to local communities. In this, their first, stunning cookbook, GAIL's take us through the day with inventive, fresh recipes. This abundant recipe book brings the spirit of GAIL's alive. It starts with the essential how-to's of mixing, kneading and shaping loaves before going on to offer over 100 varied savoury and sweet recipes inspired by the simplicity of cooking good bread and all the delicious mealtime possibilities around it. GAIL's will encourage you to try your hand at a basic foolproof bloomer, bake a satisfying sourdough, create morning muffins and pastries, bold salads, flavoursome pies, appetizing tarts and sandwiches, easy afternoon biscuits and cakes, and finally cook delicious savoury meals and desserts for supper. Simply divided into Baker's Essentials, Bread, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Supper, the GAIL's Cookbook includes: White poppy seed bloomer French dark sourdough Wholemeal loaf Focaccia Brioche plum and ginger pudding Buckwheat pancakes with caramelised apples and salted butter honey Pizza Bianca with violet artichokes and burrata Truffle, raclette and roast shallot toastie Teatime sandwiches Savoury scones & fruit scones Red quinoa and smokey aubergine yoghurt salad Baked sardines with sourdough crumbs and heritage tomato salad Fregola and chicken salad Baked bread and chicken soup Tuna Nicoise on toast Sourdough lasagna Root vegetable and Fontina bake Leek and goat's cheese picnic loaf Brown sourdough ice cream with raspberry.

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Gail's bakeries are loved by many and touted by some as the best in London with branches all over the city. - hot-dinners.com


About the Author

Roy Levy (Author) The GAIL's ARTISAN BAKERY story began in 2005, when founders Tom Molnar and Ran Avidan opened their first bakery in Hampstead to make world-class artisan bread more widely available beyond London's top restaurants. They teamed up with Gail Mejia, founder of Baker & Spice, to form GAIL's. Their aim was, and remains, to reinvent the way Londoners think about bread - fresh and handmade - and their neighbourhood bakery - local and beautiful.

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Publication date

1st June 2014

Author

Roy Levy, Gail Meija

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Author's Website

gailsbread.co.uk/

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Publisher

Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Cookery, Food and Drink
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Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft

ISBN

9780091948979

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