RCA – Culinology Education Foundation Auction 2020
Auction Ends: Jun 16, 2020 10:00 PM CDT

Books

Signed Copy of Modernist Bread

Item Number
125
Estimated Value
$850 USD
Leading Bid
$415 USD
Next Minimum Bid
$435 USD
Time Left
14d 14h
Online Close
Jun 16, 2020 10:00 PM CDT
Number of Bids
10  -  Bid History

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Making good bread is both an art and a science—Modernist Bread is a 2,642-page celebration of that and more, including bread’s future. The culmination of over four years of nonstop research, photography, experiments, writing, and baking, Modernist Bread isn’t just about new recipes, though—it’s about the way we think of bread from the ground up.

In the space of five volumes plus a recipe manual, this groundbreaking set tells the story of one of the world’s most important foods in new and different ways. Inside this book you’ll discover the science, history, cultures, and personalities behind bread, along with tools you can use to shape its future. Learn what really happens when dough is mixed, new techniques for working with preferments, strategies for making bread in any kind of oven, and innovative approaches to developing flavor—all through more than 1,200 recipes and variations to master and inspire.

The book plate has been signed by authors Francisco Migoya and Nathan Myhrvold.

Thank you to our donor, Modernist Cuisine!