bread – yeasted & unyeasted

all kinds of bread and muffins – yeasted, unleavened, quick

Wordless Not-Wednesday: who needs Le Creuset?!

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

O la la!

5th try lucky!

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

summary: recipe for Jane Mason Wild Bread; 5th try at making not-sour bread using the Jane Mason’s liquid levain; trying a different bread recipe, based on one in “Homemade Sourdough” by Jane Mason; using stronger flour; kneading with ‘slap and fold’ and ‘stretch and fold’ techniques; overnight refrigeration of shaped bread; What’s in a name? […] Continue reading »

4th Try at Mason Bread – such high hopes…

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

summary: Fourth try at making Wild Bread, based on a recipe in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; adding the float test didn’t help; how to know when to shape; how we react under duress, continuing the search for not-sour sourdough but seriously contemplating conceding defeat; This is the sad and sordid account […] Continue reading »

Essential Equipment for Bread Baking – Revised

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Dough Whisk

summary: Danish dough whisk; flexible silicone lids; the wonders of digital scales; revised notions of essential equipment for bread making; I absolutely adore our dough whisk, but… is it essential for bread making? Yesterday, I tried our brand new Danish dough whisk to make Nan-e Barbari and wow wow wow!! I love it. The dough […] Continue reading »

Mostly-Wordless Not-Wednesday: were we supposed to burp it?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

 dumm dmm dmm dmm DUMMMMMMMMMM We fed our new pet this morning and left it unattended in the dining room. It’s rather warm today….   Oooops!!!!

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