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Our Review

Fresh from the streets of New York, Amy's Bread is adored for it's artisan baking and with their cookbook, you can bring the taste of their West Village bakery in to your kitchen.

Teaching the art and "magic" of making good bread with secrets and tips, the book includes recipes for making a variety of classic breads, along with pizzas, sandwiches and sweet bread. Bake a Big Beautiful White Pan Load, a French Baguette, Cinnamon Raisin Bread, Crispy Bread Sticks, French Rye, versatile Pizza Crust, Chocolate Cherry Rolls and many other breads.

With over 50 recipes to try out, fill you home with the delicious smell of freshly baked bread.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Wiley now »

Publisher's Description

Amy's Bread is a legendary New York institution that serves some 50,000 customers every month and supplies bread to more than 300 restaurants and stores daily. Long out of print, Amy's Bread shares Amy Scherber's recipes and techniques for everything from basic loaves to artisan breads. Now fully revised and updated, this full-color edition includes more than fifty recipes for home bakers at every level of experience.

Amy's Bread starts with the basics like Big Beautiful White Pan Loaf and French Baguette before progressing to more complicated recipes like Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread with Oats and Pecans and Semolina Bread with Apricots and Sage. But there's more here than just bread—recipes for pizzas, sandwiches, and sweet treats are also included.

    • A helpful introduction covers basic bread baking techniques, starters, ingredients, and equipment
    • 130 full-color photos illustrate bread shaping and scoring techniques, as well as photos and personal stories that reveal the inner workings of the bakery
    • Artisan breads can cost $5 or more at the market; this book lets you make them at home for just a fraction of the cost

Whether you've just discovered the joy of bread baking or you've been doing it for decades, this revised classic will keep your oven hot for years to come.

Recipe Excerpts from Amy's Bread, Revised and Updated

Maple Walnut and Fig Bread
Goat Cheese and Roasted Vegetables on a French Baguette
Big Beautiful White Pan Loaf