Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking

Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., and Zoë François; Photography by Mark Luinenburg

Thomas Dunne Books

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This is the classic that started it all – Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day has now sold hundreds of thousands of copies. With more than half a million copies of their books in print, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François have proven that people want to bake their own bread, so long as they can do it easily and quickly.
 
Crusty baguettes, mouth-watering pizzas, hearty sandwich loaves, and even buttery pastries can easily become part of your own personal menu, Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day will teach you everything you need to know, opening the eyes of any potential baker.

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INTRODUCTION

The Secret to Making Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Refrigerating Pre-Mixed Homemade Dough

Like most kids, my brother and I loved sweets, so dessert was our favorite time of day. We’d sit in the kitchen, devouring frosted supermarket doughnuts.

"Those are too sweet," my grandmother would say. "Me, I’d rather have a piece of good rye bread, with cheese on it."

Munch, munch, munch. Our mouths were full; we could not respond.

"It’s better than cake," she’d say.

There’s a certain solidarity among kids gorging

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Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., and Zoë François; Photography by Mark Luinenburg

Jeff Hertzberg is a physician with 20 years of experience in health care as a practitioner, consultant, & faculty member at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is also an ardent amateur baker. Hertzberg developed a love of great bread while growing up in New York City’s ethnic patchwork of the 1960s and 70s, and he refined this love with extensive travel throughout France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Britain, and Morocco. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and two daughters. Zoë François is a pastry chef and baker trained at the Culinary Institute of America. With Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., she is the author of Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Passionate about food that is real, healthy and always delicious, François teaches baking and pastry courses nationally, is a consultant to the food industry, and creates artful desserts and custom wedding cakes. She also writes the recipe blog Zoë Bakes. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons.

Jeff Hertzberg, M.D.
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Mark Luinenburg

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Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day
The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking
Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., and Zoë François; Photography by Mark Luinenburg

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
November 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429904780
ISBN10: 142990478X
256 pages
$14.99

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
November 2007
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312362911
ISBN10: 0312362919
7 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches, 256 pages, Includes 20 black-and-white photographs throughout plus one 8-page color photo insert
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