An inspirational, illustrated guide to Europe’s 135 best bakeries. From the splendid Eccles cakes of London’s St John Bakery to the delicate pasteis de nata at Manteigaria in Lisbon, Europe’s Best Bakeries has baked goods for every taste.
Breads run from giant sourdough loaves at Poilâne in Paris to more than twenty types of focaccia at Genoa’s Panificio Mario. The aroma of just-baked bread, the chewy bite of an oven-fresh bagel and the thrill of a cream-filled patisserie are conjured up in this enticing list of bakeries from the UK, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Spain, Greece, Italy, Germany and France.
A fascinating, mouth-watering and unique introduction to Europe’s long and impressive baking tradition.