Build Your Own Earth Oven : A Low-Cost Wood-Fired Mud Oven, Simple Sourdough Bread, Perfect Loaves, 3rd Edition
Publication Date: 17 September 2007
Kiko Denzer and Hannah Field, maker and baker, invite you into the artisan tradition. First, build a masonry oven out of mud. Then mix flour and water for real bread abetter than anything you can buy.a Total cost? Hardly more than a baking stone a and it can cook everything else, from 2-minute pizza to holiday fowl, or a weekas meals.
Clear, abundant drawings and photos clarify every step of the process, from making aoven mud, a to fire, and to bread. Informative text puts it all into context with artisan traditions of many ages & cultures. Beautifully sculpted ovens (by the author and readers) will inspire the artist in anyone. And the simple, 4 step recipe (based on professional and homestead experience) promises authentic hearth loaves for anyone, on any schedule.
From weekend gardeners to "simple living," back-to-the-landers; Peace Corps volunteers to neighborhood community-builders; third-graders to earth-artists of all ages, this book feeds many hungers
a updated, expanded, re-written, & revised.
a foreword by Alan Scott, the grandfather of wood-fired ovens and artisan bread.
a super-insulated design holds heat longer with less wood burned.
a 8 pages of color photos.
a Plus: mobile ovens, rocket mass heaters for the home, hay-box cookers, and more.