With baker interviews, a story about finding bread, and clear explanations of the basic principles of bread making, our first issue is an ode to bread and an introduction to the craft of baking.

Articles In This Issue

Bread: A Love Story

How a young boy who loved to buy bread grew up to become a home baker and create this magazine devoted to great bread.

Interview: Chris Young

Chris Young, coordinator of the Real Bread Campaign tells us why bread matters — and what we can do about it.

Interview: Phil Agnew

An interview with Phil Agnew, passionate home baker and bread blogger from Australia.

The Recipe

A simple (but complete) bread recipe to get you started with making bread yourself.

Interview: Larry Lowary

In a small bakery in his backyard on Whidbey Island, Larry Lowary keeps baking bread — even though he retired once already.

Interview: Richard Bertinet

Richard Bertinet talks about baking, ancient techniques, and turning a passion for bread into a career.

My Journey Through “Dough”

How a home baker baked every recipe in Richard Bertinet’s book, Dough, and what he learned in the process.

Baking Tip: Take Notes

A simple idea with a lot of power to improve your baking.