In the eighteenth edition of Bread Magazine, we celebrate bread: the communities built around it, the ways how it becomes a big part of a person’s life. And of course, bake some ourselves.
In This Issue
- Documenting the Rise of a New Grain Economy: Amy Halloran has been closely following the rise of a new kind of grain economy being built around communities rather than commodities. She recently published a book about the stories and people involved.
- Laune Bread: Christopher MacLeod says his bakery, Laune Bread, is “nowhere and everywhere.” A great example of the new grain economy, he bakes bread using best local ingredients and delivers it to bread subscribers by bike.
- Women in Bread: In this interview, we meet three strong-willed and passionate women — Teresa Greenway, Sharlene Mendoza McNeish, and Tami Isaac Pearce — who have made bread a big part of their lives. Each in her own style.
- Recipe: Sourdough Festive Rolls: Teresa Greenway’s Sourdough Festive Rolls are a treat for the Christmas morning or a beautiful gift to bring to friends and neighbors.
- A Natural Partnership of Roses, Sourdough, and Bread: Sarah Owens is a gardener and ceramic artist turned baker, turned author and teacher. In this interview, she tells us about her new bread book, Sourdough.
- Learn Bread Making, Fast: We all know bread is a craft and mastering it will take a lifetime (or a long time, anyways). But that shouldn’t mean you can’t get great early results quickly.
- A Baker’s Favorite Bread: Michele Dogati: Michele Dogati is in the middle of setting up a small bakery, Slow Bread Lab in Milan, Italy. In this article, he shares his favorite rye bread recipe.
- In 2016, Bread Magazine Takes a Deep Breath: After four amazing years, it’s time to take a deep breath and think about the future and where we want the magazine to be in years from now.
In this interview, Amy Halloran shares her thoughts on why wheat still matters, and how she believes that storytelling is a powerful tool for meaningful change.