BREAD by Jeffrey Hamelman, 2nd Edition

This new Second Edition of the original landmark 2004 book from Jeffrey Hamelman includes: 140 recipes, including 40 new ones Many tweaks and updates […]

2 comments, Paul, November 13, 2012


Liquid vs Stiff Starter: Do I need both?

Which type of starter will be most beneficial? The question of stiff vs liquid starter has recently been bought up here on Yumarama and […]

3 comments, Paul, September 4, 2011


Ciabatta with Poolish pre-ferment

I had a long weekend, being just before Easter, so I decided to try¬†some of the breads in the¬†Mellow Bakers Hamelman Challenge that I […]

3 comments, Paul, April 24, 2011


Pain au Levain with Whole Wheat

Here we are with the last of the Pain au Levain triumvirate, the Whole Wheat variation, all of course from Jeffrey Hamelman’s great book […]

2 comments, Paul, April 19, 2011

Pain au Levain

April’s breads for MellowBakers.com include three variations on Pain au Levain from Jeffery Hamelman’s book . Today’s entry is for the first of the […]

8 comments, Paul, April 3, 2011