Tartine Bread (Artisan Bread Cookbook, Best Bread Recipes, Sourdough Book) (Hardcover)

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If you want a book that will inspire you to bake bread (and change your
life) this is it! It's beautiful and smart with many photos and lovely
drawings. I especially appreciate it's non-fussy approach.

— Pat

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The Tartine Way - Not all bread is created equal



"...The most beautiful bread book yet published..." – The New York Times

Tartine - A bread bible for the home baker or professional bread-maker! It comes from Chad Robertson, a man many consider to be the best bread baker in the United States, and co-owner with Elizabeth Prueitt of San Francisco's Tartine Bakery. At 5 P.M., Chad Robertson's rugged, magnificent Tartine loaves are drawn from the oven. The bread at San Francisco's legendary Tartine Bakery sells out within an hour almost every day.

Only a handful of bakers have learned the bread science techniques Chad Robertson has developed: To Chad Robertson, bread is the foundation of a meal, the center of daily life, and each loaf tells the story of the baker who shaped it. Chad Robertson developed his unique bread over two decades of apprenticeship with the finest artisan bakers in France and the United States, as well as experimentation in his own ovens. Readers will be astonished at how elemental it is.

Bread making the Tartine Way: Now it's your turn to make this bread with your own hands. Clear instructions and hundreds of step-by-step photos put you by Chad's side as he shows you how to make exceptional and elemental bread using just flour, water, and salt.

If you liked Tartine All Day by Elisabeth Prueitt, Chad's partner in work and life, and Flour Water Salt Yeast by Ken Forkish, you'll love Tartine Bread! Additional categories for this book include:
  • Baking Books
  • Baking Recipe Books
  • Baking Cook Books
  • Bread Recipe Books

About the Author


Chad Robertson trained at the Culinary Institute of America and, with his wife Elisabeth Prueitt, won the James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef Award in 2008.

Eric Wolfinger is a photographer, surfer, and bread-making apprentice at Tartine Bakery. Like Chad, he lives in San Francisco.

Praise For…


"...the most beautiful bread book yet published..." -- The New York Times


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Product Details
ISBN: 9780811870412
ISBN-10: 0811870413
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: September 29th, 2010
Pages: 304
Language: English