"There's no match for the sliced and buttered loaves of The Dusty Knuckle." – Yotam Ottolenghi
"If you've never experienced the joy of a Dusty Knuckle sandwich IRL then this book will plug the massive gap in your life." – Ravneet Gill
"A gorgeous book from my favorite bakery, crammed full of delicious, delightful recipes full of heart and soul." – Jessie Ware
The Dusty Knuckle is a celebration of recipes packed with flavor from east London's favorite bakery.
Full of practical, easy-to-follow instructions for mixing, fermenting and shaping, this resourceful cookbook includes everything you need to know to get to grips with dough at home. From legendary Potato Sourdough to unforgettable Focaccia, there are plenty of savory bakes to enjoy. Delicious, buttery goodness follows, starting with sweet, yeasted doughs, then moving to pastry and much more. These detailed chapters prove that there really is no better satisfaction than baking from scratch.
As well as the step-by-step baking guides, you'll find an epic collection of recipes for Dusty Knuckle's infamous two-hander sandwiches and moreish soups, herby salads, and citrusy sauces to enjoy on, in and with bread. Whether it's Meatballs with Melted Cheese or indulgent Porchetta; Squash, Crispy Sage and Chilli Butter or Charred Hispi with Romesco, there's something for everyone.
About the Author
Born from humble beginnings – first in a home kitchen, then in a 40ft steel freight container in east London, The Dusty Knuckle is now a renowned bakery and buzzing café that was founded by three friends who had a big idea to make London's food industry about so much more than just meals.
With an epic menu, and roving delivery milk float-turned-bread mobile stocked full of the bakery's many treats, The Dusty Knuckle now helps young people to find meaningful employment through their social enterprise work. They believe that hard graft, togetherness and integrity make for the most delicious food and exciting eating experiences. Read their first book and see what it's all about!
"A celebration of all things bread, from east London’s favorite bakery." -Jenny Hartin, Eat Your Books