Gail Mejia

Gail's Artisan Bakery Cookbook

Gail's Artisan Bakery Cookbook

Summary

With mouth-watering photography and over 100 delicious recipes, the team behind GAIL's will take you through the basics of breadmaking and then take you on to preparing a whole cornucopia of sweet and savoury tasty treats and flavourful meals.

'An amazingly helpful fail proof book' -- ***** Reader review

'If you love baking, you need this in your life!' -- ***** Reader review
'Packed with delicious recipes to make over and over again' -- ***** Reader review
'Worth every penny - joyful!' -- ***** Reader review

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"Good bread begins with just four honest ingredients: flour, water, salt and yeast. Nothing could be simpler and yet nothing is more gratifying." -- GAIL's

Since opening the first GAIL's in 2005, the team behind the UK's most inviting artisan bakery has been on a mission to bring high-quality, handmade bread and delicious vibrant food to local communities. In this, their first, stunning cookbook, GAIL's take us through the day with inventive, fresh recipes.

Starting with the essential how-tos of mixing, kneading and shaping loaves before going on to offer over 100 varied savoury and sweet recipes, GAIL's will encourage you to try your hand at a basic foolproof bloomer, bake a satisfying sourdough, create morning muffins and pastries, bold salads, flavoursome pies, appetizing tarts and sandwiches, easy afternoon biscuits and cakes, and finally cook delicious savoury meals and desserts for supper.

Simply divided into Baker's Essentials, Bread, Breakfast, Lunch, Tea and Supper, the GAIL's Cookbook includes:

White poppy seed bloomer
French dark sourdough
Wholemeal loaf
Focaccia
Brioche plum and ginger pudding
Buckwheat pancakes with caramelised apples and salted butter honey
Pizza Bianca with violet artichokes and burrata
Truffle, raclette and roast shallot toastie
Teatime sandwiches
Savoury scones & fruit scones
Red quinoa and smokey aubergine yoghurt salad
Baked sardines with sourdough crumbs and heritage tomato salad
Fregola and chicken salad
Baked bread and chicken soup
Tuna Nicoise on toast
Sourdough lasagna
Root vegetable and Fontina bake
Leek and goat's cheese picnic loaf
Brown sourdough ice cream with raspberry