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Sam Fromartz: In Search of the Perfect Loaf

Left Bank Books

Commissioned to write an article about making a perfect baguette, Sam Fromartz set off on an adventure to bakeries in Paris, California, Oregon, Vermont, Berlin and New York to hone not just his homemade French loaf—which later beat out professional bakers to win “Best Baguette of D.C.”—but his knowledge of bread, from seed to table. In Search of the Perfect Loaf is part travel memoir, part agricultural and food history, and part cookbook with scrumptious recipes for various levels of skill. Sam will be in conversation with Companion Bakery founder Josh Allen.

This event will feature a tasting of breads and pastries from Companion Bakery.

Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey Cover Image
ISBN: 9780670025619
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Viking Books - September 4th, 2014