I bring the sad news of the passing of Alan Scott
We have all lost a great deal whether we are aware or not. Alan Scott, one of the world's foremost experts on baking and the father of modern brick ovens has died. Alan will be missed by all who knew him and many more who have built his ovens and still vast others who have just read his books. Alan was not just a pioneer but a loving and selfless giver of knowledge. Alan's passion for brick ovens and baking has been passed countless times and and will continue to ripple through the artisan baking community. I am one who sadly never met the man in person but I owe my rebirth an artisan baker and even my presence on this site to him. In April I will break ground and dedicate my oven in his memory. May he rest in peace and his family comforted by all he has meant to so many.