sourdough and wild yeast
summary: recipe for Pain au Levain with Lemon Juice and Sunflower Seeds, based on a recipe in “From the Wood-Fired Oven” by Richard Miscovich; taste transformations; justifying disobedience; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pain au Levain Making good bread is a matter of controlling variables; there is no one magic ingredient […] Continue reading »
summary: recipe for Red Pepper Coques; ice water and instant yeast?? I don’t think so…; solving the dilemma with wild yeast; making substitutions – as usual; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Red Pepper Coques The snow has gone at last; the forsythia is just at the end of its blooming; the […] Continue reading »
♥ ♥ ♥ We cannot get over the gluten structure!
summary: recipe for Lariano-style bread; where are the BBBabe hosts of yesteryear? … that’s right, I’m hosting again; can’t stop waffling and switching; snow?! in April; origins of sourdough; not much is needed to make bread rise; a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; Hey!! Didn’t I just choose the recipe a couple of months ago?! […] Continue reading »
summary: wild bagels revisited; using zero commercial yeast; recipe for Real Purists’ Wild Bagels; choosing between poppy seeds or sesame seeds; Jane Mason’s starter just keeps getting better; snow again?! The bagel, in its peripatetic history, has moved from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the delis of the United States […] [H]owever, most people’s […] Continue reading »