This book shows you how to bake loaves from all around the world, either by hand or in a bread machine, with 900 step-by-step photographs. Three books, which cover every aspect of baking bread, are presented in a stunning gift slipcase. Breads of the World details loaves from around the globe, from bagels to sourdough, with fascinating information on their history as well as how each bread is baked, its shape and taste. The Baker's Guide to Bread covers baking bread by hand, with 70 recipes, such as Poppy Seed Bloomer, English Muffins, Polish Rye Bread and Wheat Tortillas. Baking Bread in a Bread Machine contains a useful introduction and 50 recipes for such classics as Wholemeal Bread, Farmhouse Loaf and French Bread. This is the ultimate collection of books for all home bakers. It contains an illustrated directory of world loaves, as well as over 140 easy-to-follow recipes for all types of bread. Comprehensive guides to techniques cover every stage of the bread-making process, from mixing and kneading to glazing and baking. You can make the most of your bread machine, with specially devised recipes tested on and fully convertible for the latest machines, whether small, medium and large. You can try your hand at Scottish Oatcakes, Potato Bread, Malted Loaf, Blinis, Boston Brown Bread, Golden Pumpkin Bread, Doughnuts or Hot Cross Buns.