More of us than ever before own a breadmaker, but where do we turn to when we need advice? Karen Saunders is the breadmaker expert and in this handy book, she gives you the inside tips on what every breadmaker owner needs to know: Getting Started - knowing how your machine works, where and how to use it; Guide to basic ingredients - flour, yeast, fat, sugar and liquid - how they combine to make the bread and how to know it's cooked correctly; Breadmaker programs - finding your way round the cycles; Expanding your repertoire - with recipes for white, soft grain, wholemeal, rye, country, malted, French, onion and garlic bread, and blended flours; and, Making dough - helpful hints and tips, with recipes for focaccia, pitta, naan, pizza and calzone. This book also helps you learn about: making cakes; catering for special diets; and care and cleaning. And most useful of all, Karen answers the top ten Most Frequently Asked Questions about breadmakers, with a general troubleshooting guide to cover every eventuality. You'll wonder how you managed without it!
Karen Saunders is the author of The Breadmaker Bible and Traditional Breads for Your Breadmaker, and the small books, Allinson Bread which sold over 250,000 (mainly through Sainsbury) and Allinson Continental Deli Cookbook which sold over 125,000. She is a qualified home economist and an expert in breadmaking, working closely with the Allison Baking Club, developing recipes and offering help and advice to members. Karen lives in Somerset with her husband and two children.