52 Loaves: One Man's Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust

52 Loaves: One Man's Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust

William Alexander


William Alexander is set to bake the proper loaf of bread. He tasted it in the past, in a restaurant, and has been attempting to reproduce it ever due to the fact. with out good fortune. Now, at the conception that perform makes excellent, he units out to bake peasant bread per week until eventually he will get it correct. He bakes his loaf from scratch. and since Alexander is not anything if now not thorough, he rather skill from scratch: becoming, harvesting, winnowing, threshing, and milling his personal wheat.
 
An unique tackle the six-thousand-year-old staple of lifestyles, 52 Loaves explores the character of obsession, the meditative caliber of formality, the futility of attempting to re-create anything ideal, our deep connection to the earth, and the mysterious intuition that makes we all reply to the aroma of baking bread.

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