Following on from the international success of Jimmy Griffin's first book, The Art of Lamination; this second book explores the world of the Global Master Bakers. These amazing bakers, pastry chefs, Meilleur Ouvrier's De France (MOF'S) and world champions all have a story to tell and their connection to its author, Jimmy Griffin. During Jimmy's involvement in many global bakery events and competitions over the past 30 years, he has made connections to many of these interesting and passionate bakers, who have shared some of their favourite bakery products with him for this publication.
Whether you seek a world-class German rye bread, the finest of French baking, fiery Icelandic sourdough, a taste of Asian baking, a genuine Californian sourdough, Portuguese custard tart, delicious raspberry and mint brioche, or a slice of a royal wedding cake, made especially for the crown princess of Sweden, there is something interesting for everyone and all levels in this book. The recipes are sourced from 31 nations and all continents, a true mix of international tastes and flavours.
A collection of unique and special recipes from world-class bakers, many world champions, Meilleur Ouvrier's De France and a Michelin Star Chef from Ireland. This book features 59 bakers from all over the world, 61 recipes and celebrates friendship and baking in this new publication, which, for the first time celebrates expert global baking and unique bakers stories gathered together as a collection in this book.
This book is written and compiled by a baker for bakers. It represents artisan baking at its very best. The recipes don't contain improvers, additives, or dough conditioners. I have no doubt it will prove to be of huge interest to both professional and home bakers alike. As the reader navigates through this wonderful book, they are introduced to a worldwide range of interesting bread, cakes, and pastry products, each with easy to follow and proven recipes and methods. I am confident you'll be as impressed and please with the book as I am.
Derek O' Brien
Head, National Bakery School, DIT, Dublin (retired)
Head, Diploma in German Baking, IBA, Weinheim, Germany (retired)
Director, Baking Academy of Ireland (retired)
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.