Making your own bread by hand is a simple pleasure and a great starting point for anyone looking to become more self-sufficient. Filling your kitchen with the delicious smells of baking bread is reward enough in itself but it is important that the finished product tastes great too. Food writer and culinary stylist Kathryn Hawkins covers the basic steps to get you started, including essential equipment and simple breadmaking techniques. Also included are 40 tasty bread recipes, from plain white to whole wheat loaves, sourdough to French baguettes, as well as recipes for flavored bread and international fare from every corner of the globe. Self-Sufficiency: Breadmaking is an invaluable guide for anyone whoâ€™s always wanted to make warm, delicious bread in their own home while becoming less reliant on processed, pre-packaged food. Get started today, and get ready to enjoy a lifetime of hot, fresh bread straight from your own oven.