Original photography: Con Poulos

Breaking Breads: A New World of Israeli Baking

Master baker and owner of Tel Aviv’s Lehamim Bakery, Uri Scheft shares a wealth of baking expertise in this book. He draws on his European training, Danish heritage, Israeli roots, and time in New York City to create recipes like shakshuka focaccia and za’atar babka or twists. He shares those alongside recipes for traditional breads like Yemenite kubaneh, challah, and Jerusalem bagels studded with sesame seeds. Step-by-step photos of techniques help guide readers to baking success.

Book details

  • author
  • Uri Scheft With Raquel Pelzel
  • publisher
  • Artisan
  • Year published
  • 2016
  • Pages
  • 352
Cover of the Breaking Breads cookbook

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