Ancient and universal, the act of baking is a practical meditation that provides a wealth of physical, mental, and social benefits, Julia Ponsonby suggests here, as she considers what it means to use our hands and how kneading promotes wellbeing. Exploring the enduring value of eating real food, Ponsonby also speaks to the sense of accomplishment felt when taking the finished bake from the oven and sharing amongst friends. As you would expect, 18 delicious recipes are woven into the text, each with a story of its own; simple spelt bread, brown rolls, and scones, but also more complex bakes, like stollen, sourdough, and soufflé.
The Art Of Mindful Baking
Author: Julia Ponsonby.