Global Baker : Global Baker
With a career that has taken him across Europe and Asia, global baker Dean Brettschneider shares the best of his baking experiences and influences in this book. From recipes for his signature breads such as pain au levain and chocolate chip hot cross buns, and crowd favourites picked up from his time in Shanghai, such as Chinese steamed buns with spring onions and red bean and sesame ring bread, to new pastry and dessert creations such as fruit mince moon cakes and sweet potato and blueberry crème brûlée, Dean also provides easy-to-follow instructions on baking techniques and decoration tips, to equip and inspire bakers of all levels of proficiency.
Dean Brettschneider is one part professional baker and one part entrepreneur. Arguably one of the world’s best bakers with an international following, Dean is truly a global baker. He resides in Denmark, Singapore and New Zealand, where he heads up his global baking empire. He travels regularly to all corners of the world as a consultant to the global F&B and baking industry. Dean is the founder and co-owner of the global artisan bakery and food store chain Baker & Cook, Plank Sourdough Pizza and Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School. He also is a co-owner of the London-based Crosstown Doughnuts. Dean is also the author of 13 award-winning books on baking. He appears as co-host and lead judge on the successful reality TV series, New Zealand’s Hottest Home Baker. He also hosts the Kiwi Baker series in Shanghai, France, Singapore and California, as well as many other TV programmes that promote baking excellence, travel, food and culture. www.globalbaker.com / www.bakerandcook.biz / www.plankpizza.biz www.bakingandcookingschool.com / www.crosstowndoughnuts.com