The Daring Bakers Make Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Napoletana

Andrea Meyers - Minced Fruit Pizza

I remember seeing Peter Reinhart’s The Bread Baker’s Apprentice for the first time at a bookstore the year it was released. The striking photo on the cover immediately grabbed my attention and I heard my own voice say aloud, “I want to make bread like that.” The book did not go home with me that… 

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Easy Daily Batard and Couronne

I have been trying to bake bread for years, sometimes with good results, other times edible but not pretty, and more often than I care to admit I was too ashamed to even feed it to the birds. I have willingly spent hours tied to the kitchen looking after rising doughs, though not as often… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Julia Child’s French Bread

Andrea Meyers - Julia Child's French Bread

Unlike many of my fellow Daring Bakers, I cannot claim to have watched Julia Child’s cooking shows or even read any of her books until recently. I was more interested in Asian, Mexican, or Italian cooking, anyway. That’s what I told myself, but in truth it’s because I thought her cooking style was beyond my… 

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Royal Crown’s Tortano Bread

Royal Crown's Tortano Bread - Andrea Meyers

I was just casually browsing some of my favorite blogs when a beautiful bread by the Breadchick caught my eye. It was gorgeous–a big round loaf with a hole in the middle, an Italian tortano. I had seen another one on Toast a few years ago, back when I still dreamed about making these kinds… 

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