Bread Ahead Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker: A Masterclass in Classic Baking by Matthew Jones.

Bread Ahead: The Expert Home Baker: A Masterclass in Classic Baking by Matthew Jones: This long-awaited follow up to Jones’ Baking School features over 90 fool-proof, classic baking recipes, with both sweet and savory staples and plenty of seasonal favorites. Sprinkled throughout this beautiful book are cross-sections depicting the anatomy of a particular baked good (i.e., anatomy of a ciabatta) and many progression photos guiding us to stretching/folding/braiding doughs.

The classics are here such as Treacle tart, Babka rolls and Croissants as well as recipes for what are sure to be new classics: Pumpkin special doughnuts, Lentil rolls and Herby mushroom buckwheat tart. Our takes you inside this beautiful book and features the following

The Bread Ahead locations in the UK offer a variety of classes from in person to virtual. On Mar 23rd, the Borough Market Cookbook Club has a Bread Ahead related class. Bread Ahead Bakery & School will be providing both the subject matter and the venue for this event. Members will bake and bring along something from the book. Matt will then demonstrate a recipe from the book and answer your baking questions. Doughnuts and wine will be available! If you do not have a copy of the book, bake one of the preview recipes above!

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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165 Comments

  • mcrimmins  on  March 21, 2022

    Milk Buns

  • Etf1975  on  March 21, 2022

    Pan au praline

  • ravensfan  on  March 21, 2022

    Milk buns

  • sayeater  on  March 21, 2022

    Those lentil rolls sound fantastic!

  • racheljmorgan  on  March 21, 2022

    Spiced apple compote

  • matag  on  March 21, 2022

    Cassata Siciliana

  • Shelley.b  on  March 21, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • LauraAbenes  on  March 21, 2022

    This looks like a fabulous book. I will definitely try the ciabatta recipe. I’ve tried Ciabatta recipes from many sources and am always trying to perfect it. The photo of the Babka Loaf looks pretty terrific. I think I would talk my husband into trying this one!

  • Cjennings  on  March 21, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • demomcook  on  March 22, 2022

    French salted butter biscuits (Palets Bretons)

  • renharvey  on  March 22, 2022

    Lemon tart

  • jinni  on  March 22, 2022

    Fennel multigrain

  • dbielick  on  March 22, 2022

    Herby mushroom buckwheat tart

  • sarahawker  on  March 22, 2022

    Cherry clafoutis

  • teresaamueller  on  March 22, 2022

    For me it would be the Babka loaf. Mine always come out dense!

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  March 22, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • LONONsAPRON  on  March 22, 2022

    Millefeuille, for the razzleberries 😉

  • NaomiH  on  March 22, 2022

    Pain au praline

  • dataentrytard  on  March 23, 2022

    Lazy focaccia

  • leilx  on  March 23, 2022

    I’d like to try brioche buns with creme patissier.

  • kmn4  on  March 23, 2022

    Lentil rolls

  • roxlet  on  March 23, 2022

    Milk buns

  • wildchild  on  March 24, 2022

    Crumpets

  • foodie16  on  March 24, 2022

    Marble Cake. My Mum used to make a stunning marble cake every Christmas, that was Rum soaked, but I’d be interested to try this one.

  • Spud13  on  March 25, 2022

    Lentil Rolls

  • RickPearson54  on  March 25, 2022

    milk buns

  • rkosully  on  March 25, 2022

    I would love to try making the Parmesan and Spinach Tart.

  • Heaton99  on  March 25, 2022

    Eccles cakes

  • topdawg11  on  March 25, 2022

    challah

  • lizzie  on  March 25, 2022

    bakewell tart

  • amweeks  on  March 25, 2022

    I think you’d find me making the Frosted cinnamon buns!

  • kgmom  on  March 25, 2022

    Lazy wholemeal sourdough looks interesting!

  • kgmom  on  March 25, 2022

    Lazy wholemeal sourdough

  • hrk  on  March 25, 2022

    Crumpets

  • Kblg  on  March 25, 2022

    Blueberry Tart

  • sarahteertzah  on  March 25, 2022

    Chocolate tart

  • PeavineBlues  on  March 25, 2022

    Cherry Clafoutis

  • matthewz  on  March 25, 2022

    Fennel Multigrain Loaf

  • aramina  on  March 25, 2022

    Bakewell Tart

  • kmwyman  on  March 25, 2022

    Fennel multigrain loaf

  • Su2cool  on  March 25, 2022

    The Bakewell Tart looks like it would be fun to try.

  • BMeyer  on  March 25, 2022

    pain au praline

  • LaurenE  on  March 25, 2022

    Spiced apple compote

  • ElbaStewart  on  March 26, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  March 26, 2022

    Ginger cake!!

  • virjeania  on  March 26, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta bread

  • chasteph  on  March 27, 2022

    Eccles cakes for me.

  • dzm  on  March 27, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • maci234  on  March 27, 2022

    Milk buns

  • Plumbobmummy  on  March 27, 2022

    Porridge sourdough

  • dogs  on  March 28, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • bookmark77  on  March 28, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • Sand9  on  March 28, 2022

    Treacle Tart x

  • Dendav  on  March 28, 2022

    Milk buns

  • bookmark58  on  March 28, 2022

    Crumpets

  • haggismuncher  on  March 28, 2022

    Lazy Chibatta

  • agreaves19  on  March 28, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • Isis1981uk  on  March 28, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • SelkieN  on  March 28, 2022

    I would love to try the Babka Loaf!

  • SheenaBatey  on  March 28, 2022

    Cherry clafoutis

  • aligiraffe  on  March 28, 2022

    Hot cross buns

  • Oliich  on  March 29, 2022

    Frosted cinnamon buns

  • prettypistol  on  March 29, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • sioslo  on  March 29, 2022

    Parmesan and Spinach tart to compare it against Dorrie Greenspan’s spinach-mozarella pie with parm crumble recipe which is devine!

  • chromiumman  on  March 29, 2022

    the lazy ciabatta recipe

  • Kate2348  on  March 29, 2022

    Bakewell Tart

  • banba1  on  March 29, 2022

    Crumpets

  • mgallantfnp  on  March 29, 2022

    this looks like a nice addition to my library , do you have sourdough recipes

  • WillowD1  on  March 30, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • stehol  on  March 30, 2022

    Lazy focaccia

  • Dannausc  on  March 30, 2022

    Apple pie

  • Lafauvette  on  March 30, 2022

    Crumpets

  • Laura1  on  March 30, 2022

    Lazy focaccia

  • jmay42066  on  March 30, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • redcurrant  on  March 31, 2022

    Apple crumble

  • reader1trees  on  March 31, 2022

    Steamed marmalade pudding

  • emi10383  on  March 31, 2022

    Lazy focaccia

  • mpdeb98  on  April 2, 2022

    Rustic country loaf

  • Kingofmyworld  on  April 2, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • RuthHarwood  on  April 3, 2022

    Milk buns

  • Jow  on  April 3, 2022

    The lazy wholemeal sourdough

  • stulled  on  April 3, 2022

    I’ve always wanted to make a Yule log

  • Salimandre  on  April 4, 2022

    Cassata Siciliana

  • lilmiztam22  on  April 4, 2022

    Bakewell tart looks yummy

  • kelrific  on  April 4, 2022

    I’d love to try the potato and rosemary sourdough

  • Rachaels21  on  April 5, 2022

    Raisin Loaf sounds amazing 👏

  • verorenee  on  April 6, 2022

    Lemon curd doughnuts

  • helen1981  on  April 6, 2022

    milk buns

  • silversand  on  April 6, 2022

    Cherry clafoutis

  • Olimamma  on  April 7, 2022

    bread and tarts and bread

  • mph993  on  April 7, 2022

    100% rye with seeds

  • RSW  on  April 8, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • Chaosmanager  on  April 8, 2022

    White tin loaf

  • Roosta  on  April 8, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • justcooking  on  April 9, 2022

    porridge sourdough

  • feliciakw  on  April 11, 2022

    Always anything BLUEBERRY!! Tarts!!

  • JenjiD  on  April 11, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • jd5761  on  April 12, 2022

    Lazy Caibatta for me

  • Blue___Nile  on  April 14, 2022

    Rustic country loaf f

  • bopper  on  April 14, 2022

    Lazy Ciabatta

  • luccio  on  April 15, 2022

    Babka is something I’ve yet to try making….

  • wclemaster  on  April 15, 2022

    Babka.

  • Pauld64  on  April 15, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • ellencooksNYC  on  April 15, 2022

    Roscon de Reyes

  • danielis  on  April 15, 2022

    Eccles cakes

  • ozfoodie  on  April 15, 2022

    Crumpets!

  • Sawalkerflinders  on  April 15, 2022

    Bake well Tart.

  • Olimamma  on  April 15, 2022

    babbka

  • Morgan89  on  April 15, 2022

    Custard tart

  • rrobb  on  April 16, 2022

    Babka loaf

  • fionahw  on  April 16, 2022

    Bakewell Tart

  • LeMinou  on  April 16, 2022

    Milk buns

  • AlexHH  on  April 16, 2022

    Ginger Cake!

    I watched all of Matthew’s Instagram
    lives during lockdown and he is a fantastic teacher! Every recipe I baked was super delicious!

  • mabelle  on  April 17, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • Gardengz  on  April 17, 2022

    Lazy foccacia

  • oduong930  on  April 18, 2022

    milk buns

  • t.t  on  April 18, 2022

    100% rye with seeds

  • Hihelen  on  April 20, 2022

    Chocolate chip cookies, classic!

  • Leonard5854  on  April 20, 2022

    Babka loaf

  • Ishtar  on  April 20, 2022

    Spinach and feta rolls

  • ceejayen  on  April 20, 2022

    Brioche buns with crème patissière

  • teamkies  on  April 21, 2022

    French salted butter biscuits (Palets Bretons)

  • rchesser  on  April 22, 2022

    Spiced apple compote.

  • Amypie  on  April 22, 2022

    Cassata siliciana

  • EmilyR  on  April 26, 2022

    lemon tart

  • MLF  on  April 26, 2022

    Love to try the Lazy Ciabatta

  • YasmineAmber  on  April 27, 2022

    The babka loaf!

  • LEKcookbooks  on  May 1, 2022

    Banana and chocolate chip cookies. What a marvelous idea!

  • ltsuk  on  May 3, 2022

    Blueberry tart

  • nocona  on  May 3, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • Yatota74  on  May 3, 2022

    Apple pie

  • denise21  on  May 4, 2022

    Bakewell tart

  • sheridarby  on  May 4, 2022

    Raisin Loaf

  • Zigzag123  on  May 5, 2022

    Apple pie 🥧 🍏

  • joke7  on  May 5, 2022

    Blueberry tart

  • SamanthaV  on  May 6, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • angiejackson  on  May 6, 2022

    Parmesan and spinach tart

  • Carolyn99  on  May 6, 2022

    Cherry clafoutis is the first recipe I’d try. I always have the cherries !

  • debbiehb  on  May 6, 2022

    Pain au praline

  • orchidlady01  on  May 7, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • deaddogsmoking  on  May 7, 2022

    Frosted Cinnamon Buns sound right up my street.

  • krnries  on  May 7, 2022

    I’d give the Crumpets a try first 🙂

  • maggz19671  on  May 7, 2022

    Raison loaf

  • zeeenie  on  May 7, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • DimensionAEB  on  May 7, 2022

    Spiced apple compote

  • mumliz  on  May 8, 2022

    Crumpets

  • humptybren  on  May 8, 2022

    Rustic country loaf

  • grumpygraham  on  May 8, 2022

    Brioche loaf

  • Emmamaryd  on  May 8, 2022

    The milk buns

  • hammygav03  on  May 8, 2022

    Plain doughnuts

  • clairew137  on  May 8, 2022

    Pan au praline

  • ClaireHamilton  on  May 8, 2022

    Crumpets

  • nicolej922  on  May 8, 2022

    White sandwich tin loaf

  • misty33  on  May 8, 2022

    Eccles cakes

  • PatBarrett  on  May 8, 2022

    Cherry clafoutis

  • Twiddle  on  May 8, 2022

    Pan au praline

  • ChicagoJen  on  May 12, 2022

    Potato and rosemary sourdough

  • Lora724  on  May 15, 2022

    I love lemons so I would like to bake the Lemon tart.

  • theBlackbird  on  May 18, 2022

    Milk Buns

  • cilantrolime  on  May 19, 2022

    Milk buns

  • joymc  on  May 19, 2022

    Raisin loaf

  • Karla123  on  May 20, 2022

    Fennel multigrain loaf

  • fraujunk  on  June 10, 2022

    Lazy ciabatta

  • Franki  on  June 14, 2022

    Eccles cakes

  • uk2nl  on  June 16, 2022

    Spinach and feta rolls

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