SAVEUR Gift Guides: Essential Baking Tools for the Bread Obsessive

Bien Cuit bread mastermind Zachary Golper shares his favorite gifts, from a precision scale to the baker’s must-have back-pocket buddy

byLiz Steelman| PUBLISHED Dec 1, 2015 6:00 PM
SAVEUR Gift Guides: Essential Baking Tools for the Bread Obsessive
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You already know what to get the cocktail nut on your list, as well as your friend who runs a homemade candle start-up on the side. But what do you get for your friend who always has to make a preferment before they meet you for drinks?

Bread bakers are a breed of their own, with specialized tools and lingo and a hunger for obscure grains and the perfect boule. So to knead through the slew of baking products on the market, we turned to one of those obsessives, Zachary Golper, the master baker behind Brooklyn's Bien Cuit and author of Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread, for his non-negotiable essentials to make the best loaf of bread.