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Bread Baking An Artisan's Perspective by Daniel T. DiMuzio

Bread Baking An Artisan's Perspective


Bread Baking An Artisan's Perspective by Daniel T. DiMuzio

A guide to making artisan breads practically and profitably, Bread Baking: An Artisan's Perspective includes step-by-step instructions on mixing, fermentation, shaping, proofing and retarding, and baking. Written for both experienced and novice bakers, Bread Baking contains more than 150 helpful photos and drawings that illustrate techniques and showcase beautiful artisan bread products. Covering the business of bread-making, this book features practical advice from successful artisan bakers as well as forty plus tested artisan bread formulas, including ciabatta, pain au levain, bagels, honey whole wheat, croissants, and many more. Artisan bread baker and teacher Dan DiMuzio provides invaluable information on troubleshooting, ingredients, laminated dough, and creating dough formulas. Professional bakers and baking and pastry students will benefit from this practical resource to artisan breads.


Bread Baking is a professional book that really keeps in mind the teaching of young students a skilled craft and sharing knowledge to make them successful. --Vincent Donatelli, Asheville-Buncombe Technical College

This text is the first to offer a comprehensive resource on the art and science of Artisan Bread Baking. With the growing popularity of artisan breads, this book will help prepare the next generation of chefs to continue the long tradition of fine bread baking. --James Usilton, Atlantic Cape Community College

About the Author

Daniel T. DiMuzio is formerly a baker and a bakery consultant, and is currently Chef Instructor at Culinard, The Culinary Institute of Virginia College. DiMuzio teaches a number of courses in the Baking and Pastry curriculum, including Artisan Bread, Essentials of Bread Baking, Introductory Pastry Skills, and Baking Science. He is a member of the Bread Baker's Guild of America, and has studied with such bread baking luminaries as Michel Suas, Didier Rosada, Jeffrey Hamelman, and Lionel Vatinet.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th February 2009


Daniel T. DiMuzio

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John Wiley & Sons Ltd an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


272 pages


Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft



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