After running through the nuts and bolts of getting the best from bread machines, Shapter delivers 150 well-explained recipes. From basic breads, she ventures on to less usual recipes – hand-shaped pastries, kugelhopf and wholemeal English muffins and the like – made using just the machine’s dough setting. There’s also a whole chapter on sourdough.
from the publisher
Bread machines provide the pleasure of creating sensational baked goods with the minimum of effort. This comprehensive guide shows you how and provides 150 heart-warming classic recipes. The book begins with an introduction to the types of breads and doughs. The techniques section explains the basics about machines, how different ingredients can be added and how traditional techniques like kneading and shaping can be used with your machine to make more specialized breads. The recipes are organized into chapters by styles of bread, and include different types from all around the world. Each has been tested and adapted for baking at home with your bread machine so that you can prepare all of your favourite breads with ease.