Baker Rich

Rich Helms spent a career in computer research and development. He attacks his baking from the angle of a researcher, creating structure in the recipes. "It is how I think and work.” Rich is a commercially trained coffee roaster and baker. He documents his bread-baking work at From coffee roasting to baking bread Rich dives in head first.

Rich's recent work has revolved around baking with a batter such as waffles, pancakes and crepes. All of these are soda breads, that is they use baking powder/soda as the leaven agent rather than yeast to make the dough rise.