Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."--Martin Philip
Join us as Martin Philip presents Breaking Bread: A Baker's Journey Home in 75 Recipes: A brilliant, moving meditation on craft and love, and an intimate portrait of baking and our communion with food--complete with seventy-five original recipes and illustrated with dozens of photographs and original hand-drawn illustrations--from the head bread baker of King Arthur Flour.
Yearning for creative connection, Martin Philip traded his finance career in New York City for an entry-level baker position at King Arthur Flour in rural Vermont. A true Renaissance man, the opera singer, banjo player, and passionate amateur baker worked his way up, eventually becoming head bread baker. But Philip is not just a talented craftsman; he is a bread shaman. Being a baker isn't just mastering the chemistry of flour, salt, water, and yeast; it is being an alchemist--perfecting the transformation of simple ingredients into an elegant expression of the soul.
Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 New England Book Festival"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."—Martin Philip
Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 New England Book Festival
"I bake because it connects my soul to my hands, and my heart to my mouth."—Martin Philip
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