Our kitchen is seeing more action than ever. Somehow baking has taken shape as a modern form of therapy, the meditative process of mixing and kneading feels calming, and as studies like the one published by the Journal of Positive Psychology shows, small creative projects leave people feeling more relaxed and happy in their everyday lives. Another study published by the US National Library of Medicine saw that people with more cooking skills have a greater sense of mental well-being.
Whether you’re thinking of baking bread or have already been at it for the last couple of weeks, we’ve put together a list of 11 tools that will help you finesse your craft. Having the right tools can make a world of a difference, especially when it comes to the precision required for baking bread. Outlined below is a guide to the bread baking tools that you need, and how to use them.