The English bread-book

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  • Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER HI. Large Institutions Established Abroad Foe The Peefect And Economical Fabrication Of Beead By Means Of Machinery And Steam Power, With M. Holland's Apparatus And Otens. The Bread Question more seriously considered Abroad than in England.— The great interest manifested in it by intelligent men.—The Insalubrity, and other disadvantages of the old System of Panifioation exposed.—Difficulties of the Bakers. — Wilful blindness in England to existing evils.— The French Press on Bread-making, and on Monsieur Holland's Apparatus and Ovens. — Magnificent Establishment at Lyons planned and reported by Monsieur Lesobre. — Particulars of the Holland Invention. The bread question, in all its bearings, appears to have excited a far more earnest degree of interest in France, Belgium, and some parts of Germany, up to the present moment, than with us; and the practical results of it in those countries have been highly satisfactory and beneficial. A general impression seems to exist there, amongst the intelligent orders of society, of the absolute necessity of a thorough reform in the old methods of " panification, " or bread-making ;some not very attractive pictures of which are given in several of their recent publications on the subject, written by men of ability, who have entered with great zeal into the subject. They all concur in stating, that for centuries past there has been no real improvement in the operations of the baking-trade; and that while striking and rapid progress has been made in all other of the industrial arts, these—faulty as they are—have remained unaltered. The insalubrity, coarseness, and want of economy, which distinguish them are thus described, and commented on, in the archives of the French Academie des Sciences, and in various expositions which ...
  • Author:
    Eliza Acton
    Binding:
    Paperback
    EAN:
    9780217797542
    ISBN:
    0217797547
    Label:
    General Books LLC
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $17.98
    Manufacturer:
    General Books LLC
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    172
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2009-08-17
    Publisher:
    General Books LLC
    Studio:
    General Books LLC
    Title:
    The English bread-book

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