A delicious journey around the great breads of the world, from Linda Collister, the author of several of the world's best books on bread and baking. Each chapter explores a region of the world and celebrates its classic bread recipes. There is an introductory chapter on Basic Breadmaking, plus information on Flours, Yeasts and other Leavens, and Mail Order Sources. She has chosen bread recipes from around the world - from America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, India and Australia and New Zealand. Recipes include Foccacia, California Sourdough, German Beer Bread, Baguettes, Pita Bread and Naan Bread.