Breaking Breads: A New World of Israeli Baking


Israeli baking encompasses the influences of so many regions—Morocco, Yemen, Germany and Georgia, to name a few—and master baker Uri Scheft seamlessly marries all of these in his incredible baked goods at his Breads Bakery in New York City and Lehamim Bakery in Tel Aviv. Nutella-filled babkas, potato and shakshuka focaccia and chocolate rugelach are pulled out of the ovens several times an hour for waiting crowds. In Breaking Breads, Scheft takes the combined influences of his Scandinavian heritage, his European pastry training and his Israeli and New York City homes to provide sweet and savoury baking recipes that cover European, Israeli and Middle Eastern

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ISBN:

9781579656829

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

352

RRP:

$75.00

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

01 November 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Uri Scheft

Master baker Uri Scheft is the owner of Breads Bakery, which had an immediate cult following when it opened in New York City’s Union Square in 2014. Scheft also owns Tel Aviv’s Lehamim Bakery, which has been open since 2001. Born in Israel to Danish parents, Scheft grew up in both Israel and Denmark and both of those influences—along with his training in Europe—show up in all that he bakes, including