Now Available for Pre-order

A step-by-step guide for one-of-a-kind recipes

Our first book, Heritage Baking: Recipes for Rustic Breads and Pastries Baked with Artisanal Flour from Hewn Bakery, is a go-to resource for bakers of all skill levels who love new information and techniques that lead to better loaves and more flavor. These 45 foolproof recipes for delicious, nutritious, good-for-the-gut breads and pastries highlight a wide range of artisanal flours that are now readily available to home bakers.

Heritage Baking is available in bookstores and online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Chronicle Books and Indie Bound.  Autographed copies are available at the bakery.

A free gift for you

Want to know where to source local artisanal flour in your area?
Our Regional Flour Guide can help.

Heritage Baking Book Tour

Hewn Bread is going on the road!

Ellen will be doing book signings, presentations and other special events throughout the year. The below list will be updated as more appearances are confirmed!

Chicago, IL
Dough demo & book signing

Read It and Eat launch demo

6:30 pm, Read It & Eat

Naperville, IL
Panel discussion & book signing

Panel discussion with Harold Wilken of Janie's Farm

7 pm, Andersons Bookstore

Boston, MA
Demo & book signing

Northeastern University's Xhibition Test Kitchen Class

12-1 pm, Northeastern University

Wellesley, MA
Tasting, panel discussion & book signing

Conversation with Ellen King, Maria Speck, author of Simply Ancient Grains, and Amber Lambke of Maine Grains

7 pm, Wellesley Books

Washington, D.C.
Presentation & book signing

Heritage Baking and Revitalizing the Local Grain Economy

Smithsonian Food History Weekend

Winnetka, IL
Presentation & book signing

FAN (Family Action Network)

7 pm, New Trier West

Napa Valley, CA
Grand opening event

Signature Kitchen Suite Education Design Center (EDC)


New York City

Vaucluse Media Launch


New York City

Vaucluse Cooking Class

11 am - 1 pm

Los Angeles, CA
Book signing

Book signing at Friends and Family Restaurant

TBA, Friends and Family Restaurant

Santa Monica, CA
Demo & Tasting

Gourmandise School: Follow that Chef

9 am, The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories

Los Angeles, CA
Book event

Now Serving LA

7:30 pm, Now Serving LA

Seattle, WA
Panel discussion

Seattle Culinary Academy Panel Discussion

4-5:30 pm, Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central College

Seattle, WA
Presentation & book signing

Author Talk: Ellen King

6:30 pm, Book Larder: Seattle's Community Cookbook Store

St. Louis, MO
Tasting, discussion & book signing

Regional grain discussion and tasting

7 pm, Left Bank Books

Detroit, Michigan
Heirloom Bread Dinner

A vegetarian winter heirloom bread dinner with Chicago's Hewn Bakery

5:30pm and 8:30 pm; Frame, Hazel Park Michigan

Las Vegas, NV
Demo with Amy Scherber of Amy's Bread in NYC

International Artisan Bakery Expo demo: Hand mixing is back!

10:15 a.m., Las Vegas Convention Center

Glencoe, IL
Book Signing and Presentation

An Evening with Ellen King of Hewn Bakery

7pm; Glencoe Public Library
Fruit Brioche
Cinnamon Brioche
Buckwheat Madelines
Artisan Bread

What People Are Saying

“Ellen King is one of my favorite bakers, and Hewn is a gem- there’s nowhere else you can get such good bread made with flour that been so thoughtfully sourced and handled. Here, Ellen shows you how to do it.”

Mark Bittman
acclaimed author of 20+ books, including the How to Cook Everything series

“Why on earth pick up a bag of flour with strange sounding names such as Red Fife, Turkey Red, or Marquis? Allow Ellen King of renowned Hewn Bakery to explain how these heritage varieties add complexity and mesmerizing flavor to your baking.”

Maria Speck
award-winning author of Simply Ancient Grains and Ancient Grains for Modern Meals

“Ellen King represents the new breed of bakers: highly educated, intellectually curious, and committed to producing authentic heritage breads from sustainably grown heirloom grains. Heritage Baking is an important contribution to understanding and appreciating the artisan farmer-miller-baker movement in the United States. This beautifully written, lavishly illustrated labor of love is a must-have for any baker who seeks to create honest, authentic and flavorful breads and pastries.”

Stanley Ginsberg
author, The Rye Baker

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