The Best Bread and Pizza? Homemade.
Attention all carb lovers: the perfect bread is within reach. Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza by corporate America-turned baker, Ken Forkish, trains home bakers in bread varieties. Whether it’s a basic straight dough, dough made with a pre-ferment or a classic levain, each of Forkish’s recipes offer high-quality bread. Pizza lovers will also find many dough and sauce recipes using a pizza stone or cast-iron skillet. Creating all recipes with a trial and error approach, Forkish developed and tested all recipes in his home oven. Also an educational read, While Flour Water Salt Yeast goes into the science behind different breads, peeling away the fear of baking. Ken Forkish’s Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza is available in store and online for $35, full mark-up.