Jeff Hertzberg is a physician with 20 years of experience in health care as a practitioner, consultant, & faculty member at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is also an ardent amateur baker. Hertzberg developed a love of great bread while growing up in New York City's ethnic patchwork of the 1960s and 70s, and he refined this love with extensive travel throughout France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Britain, and Morocco. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife and two daughters. Zoe Francois is a pastry chef and baker trained at the Culinary Institute of America. With Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., she is the author of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day. Passionate about food that is real, healthy and always delicious, Francois teaches baking and pastry courses nationally, is a consultant to the food industry, and creates artful desserts and custom wedding cakes. She also writes the recipe blog Zoe Bakes. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons.
Praise for "Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day" ..".Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg have amazingly demystified the arcane and delightful world of artisan bread. Now, on the heels of time sensitivity (Hello... 5 minutes Really? Yes!), comes a baking book for the health-conscious, and it couldn't be more timely. Bottom line, I would crawl across a desert of broken glass to hop into their loaf pan..." --Andrew Zimmern, Travel Channel host, food writer and radio personality ..".it's a vast improvement over the laborious process of making artisan breads using classic methods... in their new book, Hertzberg and Francois have gone one step further... baking breads that use less sugar, healthy grains, fruits and vegetables, and are friendly to those with allergies or food sensitivities..." --Associated Press ..".you can make high-quality homemade bread. There's no need to knead or be held hostage by the clock waiting for the dough to rise... under their five-minutes-a-day me
"Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg have amazingly demystified the arcane and delightful world of Artisan Bread. Now, on the heels of time sensitivity (hello...5 minutes Really? Yes!) comes a baking book for the health conscious, and it couldn't be more timely. Bottom line, I would crawl across a desert of broken glass to hop into their loaf pan."--Andrew Zimmern, Food Works, Inc.