A Baker's Odyssey

A Baker's Odyssey

Celebrating Time-honored Recipes From America's Rich Immigrant Heritage

Book - 2007
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From Scotland and Austria to India and Thailand, Mexico and Norway to West Africa, these recipes represent the best of each culture's beloved culinary traditions. Chapters are organized by catergories of baked goods, and includes fried pastries, flatbreads, savory pastries, sweet pastries, and dessert cakes.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J.. : John Wiley & Sons, [2007], ©2007
ISBN: 9780764572814
Branch Call Number: 641.815 Pa
Description: xxx, 369 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)


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"...a rich collection of recipes and culinary history, all gleaned from Patent's exhaustive research in the American home kitchens of immigrants from around the world. Through his travels across the country, Patent learned the secrets to traditional baked goods originating from thirty-two di... Read More »

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Apr 21, 2011

After reading MANY books on making bread, I can say with confidence: this is the best. My interest in not run-of-the-mill sandwich bread, but breads of the world, as well as other baked goods. Greg Patent did his homework in researching the best recipes.


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