Tucson Festival of Books

Maurizio Leo

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Maurizio Leo is the creator of the award-winning sourdough website "The Perfect Loaf," resident bread baker at Food52 and a regular contributor to the King Arthur Baking blog. Leo has written articles on bread baking for Edible New Mexico, the Bread Baker’s Guild of America and Bread Magazine. His book is called "The Perfect Loaf: The Craft and Science of Sourdough Breads, Sweets, and More." He’s spent the past decade baking bread in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Awards: James Beard Award, IACP Award

Scheduled events:
The Perfect Loaf
Join the acclaimed James Beard Foundation and IACP award-winning author Maurizio Leo as he presents "The Perfect Loaf." Hailed as the best modern bread baking book, Maurizio meticulously breaks down complex topics that will result in your guaranteed success as a home bread baker. During his demonstration, Maurizio will demystify the process and science of sourdough baking, allowing both new and seasoned bakers to craft beautiful and delicious breads. Questions will be asked, answers will be given, and bread baking will abound!

Culinary Stage (Seats 265)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Maurizio Leo
Moderator: Don Guerra

The Perfect Loaf
The Craft and Science of Sourdough Breads, Sweets, and More: a Baking Book
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
January 2022
ISBN 9780593138410
432 pages
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