'My team at River Cottage really know how to find and cook good, fresh food. Together we are creating a series of handbooks crammed with expert information. They will be passionate, but practical so that you can have a really useful book to hand whenever you feel the urge to forage, preserve, bake, grow or cook' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall PRAISE FOR THE FIRST RIVER COTTAGE HANDBOOK, MUSHROOMS: 'The best guide to gathering and eating wild mushrooms there has ever been' Independent
As well as baking fresh bread every day in the HQ kitchens, Daniel Stevens leads the ever-popular Build and Bake courses, which equip students with the skills to build their own outdoor wood-fired oven. Daniel has been cooking and baking in professional kitchens for several years, in Hertfordshire, where he grew up, and more recently in Dorset, where he now lives. He has been part of the kitchen team at HQ since June 2006.
Wow, there's so much in it. It will be shaping my breadmaking for years to come.Published 27 days ago by W H Turner
I got into baking bread after my dad sort of gave up on it. I read this book and have achieved success with all kinds of wheat flour bread, rye, tortillas, roti and brioche. Read morePublished 1 month ago by RAH93
Bought as a pressie for my husband, but it is also a lovely book just to read through. It's got all the info you need to make beautiful loaves.Published 1 month ago by Daffodil
Awesomely helpful book. I've been making bread for about 6 months and the small differences to the process learned from this book has made massive differences to the outcome of my... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Su Carlson
As with all of the RIVER COTTAGE BOOKS I find them well structured, informative, and well worth buying THANKS!Published 1 month ago by Computer Junkie
really usable - got it years ago and have bought as a present for many friends and family. I go back to it all the time!Published 2 months ago by wood-woman