Work with bread at home

“Keto Bread” and “Flour Lab”

Two new books are coming out Sept. 10 that will get you making bread at home for different lifestyles.

For those following the Keto diet but still want some delicious bread there is “Keto Bread” by Faith Gorsky and Lara Clevenger.

There are seven chapters in the book, including an introductory chapter that takes home cooks through the basics of baking in the keto diet. The remaining chapters are Bread Basics, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks and Desserts.

The Bread Basics chapter includes recipes for Sandwich Bread, Sandwich Buns, Pizza Dough, Dinner Rolls, English Muffins, Basic Biscuits, Bagels, Crusts and more.

Breakfast recipes include Biscuits with Sausage Gravy, French Toast and Pull-Apart Caramel Monkey Bread.

Lunch recipes offer Panzanella Salad, Tomato Soup with Biscuits and Chicken Bacon Rance Sandwiches.

Dinner recipes include Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders, Spinach Curry with Naan and Herbed Brisket with Focaccia Bread.

Snacks recipes offer up Cheddar Crackers, Corn Dog Bites, Pizza Muffin Bites and Spiced Beef Empanadas.

Desserts recipes end things with Berries and Cream Crepe Cake, Tiramisu and French Silk Pie.

There’s plenty to offer for the diet followers.

“Keto Bread” is published by Adams Media. It is $16.99.


For those wanting to try baking with freshly milled grains is “Flour Lab” by Adam Leonti with Katie Parla.

With lovely pictures, this book takes readers through the steps of working with heritage grains, including sourcing the wheat and home milling it, along with 35 mother recipes that can then be adapted and tailored for other recipes.

Leonti is the chef owner of an Italian restaurant in New York City as well as the founder of Brooklyn Bread Lab, a bakery and mill where he taught classes.

The book walks readers through making bread, pasta, pizza, pastry, cookies and cakes with their own flour. There are many times step-by-step pictures to help you follow along.

For anyone interested in trying this out, this would be the definitive book to use.

“Flour Lab” is published by Clarkson Potter. It is $35.


Contact Amy Phelps at aphelps@newsandsentinel.com