The popular blogger and author of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring series presents a modern gluten-free bread recipe cache that requires no fancy machinery or baking skills. Recipes include focaccia, thin & thick-crust pizzas, cinnamon swirl bread, pumpernickel-style bread, garlic knots, pure sourdough boule, classic pita bread, and soft white sandwich bread.
If you're eating gluten-free, you know the challenges of bread. You probably know where to get the packaged stuffand you know the exorbitant cost. Maybe you've bought mixes and bread makers in a vain attempt to avoid the mystery of how to bake gluten-free at home altogether. Now, thanks to Nicole Hunn, you don't have to settle for the high price of packaged, frozen loaves. Welcome to easy, budget-friendly, delicious recipes for all your favorites, from shaped breads to flatbreads, biscuits, scones, and muffins. You'll learn to master lean crusty white bread, hearty whole-grain, fragrant cinnamon swirl, decadent cheese bread, not to mention a wild yeast starter you'll use to make everything imaginable, including a real no-rye "rye" bread. And you won't need a bread machine or any fancy supplies. Nicole covers all the essentials, including: recipes from a bread flour that makes it all work, all-purpose flour blends, a whole-grain blend, and a pastry flour; key techniques; the secrets to working ably with gluten-free dough; and even a whole section on troubleshooting, in case things go off the rails a bit. Gluten-Free on a Shoestring Bakes Bread tells you everything you need to know to make the artisan-style bread you've been missingand at a fraction of the cost.
Nicole Hunn is the creator of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring book series and blog, which has been featured in the New York Times and MSN Money. Her work has been featured on Epicurious.com, The Daily Meal, BetterTV, Living Without, among others, and she is a regular contributor to SheKnows.com. She lives with her family in Westchester County, New York. Visit Nicole at glutenfreeonashoestring.com.
Living Without, February/March 2014
[Nicole is] a maven of gluten-free economy.”
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