BBBabes

Bread Baking Babes (BBBabes or BBB): a small group of friends from all over the world, who love to get together to bake bread – isn’t the internet great?

Almost-wild Very (very) Light Rye (BBB September 2017)

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

summary: BBB Swiss Rye Ring (and boule) based on a recipe by Stanley Ginsberg; trying to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; creating a rye starter using Jane Mason’s method; creating scary rye alcohol in solid brick-like form; ears! we see ears; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) September 2017: Swiss […] Continue reading »

Lost in Translation with Tutmanik and Sirene (BBB August 2017)

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

summary: тутманик с Готово Тесто (Tootmanik s Gotovo Testo – Tutmanik with Ready-made Dough); attempting the impossible; experiment with wild yeast; over-rising; hazards of adjusting the recipe too much; fun with shaping; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) August 2017: Tootmanik F is for Fail. Although, perhaps this is a Conditional Pass…. […] Continue reading »

It’s summer and we’re full of beans! (BBB July 2017)

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

summary: recipe for Velvety Bean Bread; reducing the yeast; summer and over-rising; hazards of scoring overproofed bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) July 2017: Velvety Bean Bread I’ve heard of beans on toast before, but beans IN toast?? Cooked pureed white beans are the basis for this nifty bread. Unless you […] Continue reading »

Kaak – don’t you love getting a new handbag? (BBB June 2017)

Friday, June 16th, 2017

summary: recipe for Kaak (Lebanese Purse Bread); adjusting yeast amounts; fooling with flours; using dates as a substitution for egg-wash; another use for orange blossom water; baking on the barbecue; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB June 2017: Kaak) Kaak! Kaak! Kaak!! Kaak!! It sounds like violent coughing, doesn’t it? Or tropical […] Continue reading »

Kale and Coconut Oil do NOT belong in the trash

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

summary: stir-fried kale; refuting Kingsport Humor’s notion that kale belongs in the trash; another use for orange blossom water; Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet”, with photos by Ilva Beretta, is being released soon; information on how to pre-order the cookbook; a bit about coconut oil Add a little sunshine to every meal […] Continue reading »

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