Books are an intensely personal thing, and are not something to be quickly selected. When I buy a bread making book, I am looking for a friend that I can turn to for inspiration, to help me with my problems and to learn from. This is a tall order for anyone, but here is a list of books I have come to rely on over the years.
When you first start to make bread, you have more need of reasonable explanations of the processes and ingredients involved in making bread. Books I would recommend for someone who has cooked a few times, but are new to bread making include the following: –
Books that explore beyond the basics, giving suggestions for extending your range of recipes, include these: –