Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own

Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own

Andrew Whitley

Andrew Whitley, organic baker and founder of The Village Bakery, reveals the secrets behind making good, nutritious bread at home.

Offering insight into bread making as only an insider can, in Bread Matters organic baker Andrew Whitley, founder of The Village Bakery in Melmerby, shows why and how to make real bread at home.

Unlike many bread book authors, Andrew has baked for a living for over 25 years. His recipes are foolproof because he explains what’s really going on, demystifying the science, sharing a practical baker’s craft – using the skills he deploys on his popular courses, he guides and inspires beginners and seasoned bakers alike.

And Bread Matters brings good news to those who have had to abandon bread because of dietary sensitivity, showing how to bake tasty and nutritious food without yeast, wheat or gluten.

Reviews of Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own

    • ‘What an important book; passionate and polemical and full of truth. The chapter too on gluten-free baking is original and inspiring’Bee Wilson
    • ‘This will be the most important book on baking since the publication of Elizabeth David’s “English Bread and Yeast Cookery”’ Rose Prince
    • ‘A superb and necessary new book’ The Sunday Telegraph
    • ‘Every bit as feisty as the title implies…a good sense book that includes recipes for sour-dough and gluten-free baking’ The Independent