baking

baking – savoury and sweet

Reparations after Bread Wars

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Mock Monsieur

summary: effects of weather changes on bread made with wild yeast; bread wars; counter-intuitive behaviour; rescuing failures and turning them into major successes; Mock Monsieurs; Avocado Toast; Winning; “If you have a lemon make a lemonade” – Dale Carnegie, after Elbert Hubbard“Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different […] Continue reading »

And we have cake!

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

prune pits

summary: annual vinarterta making; disaster averted once again; reading labels; using timers (click on image to see photos taken on previous Cake Days) They had fruit but we have cake…. Ha! At last the phrase has been righted. Dad would be so pleased! We made vinarterta yesterday. Or, perhaps you prefer to use our non-Icelandic […] Continue reading »

BBB English Muffins are Perfect for Mock Bennies

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

summary: Mock Bennies with Homemade English Muffins; easily as satisfying as Eggs Benedict but not nearly as filling; That looks just like Eggs Benedict there, doesn’t it? But no. This is a Mock Benny. A Mock Benny?! What on earth? First of all, let me reassure you that j’adore Eggs Benedict. Almost as much as […] Continue reading »

What Nationality are These Muffins?? (BBB November 2017)

Friday, November 17th, 2017

summary: ingredients for English Muffins; refusing to use commercial yeast when there’s wild yeast in the fridge; scheduling problems; late again; rescuing English muffins that are overcooked (really dark…) on the outside and undercooked in the center; meat thermometer is my friend; making my sister happy; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) […] Continue reading »

Going Wild with Pumpkin Cornmeal Rolls (BBB October 2017)

Monday, October 16th, 2017

summary: Pumpkin Cornmeal Rolls; making adjustments to the recipe; using wild yeast instead of commercial; a Bread Baking Babes project; World Bread Day and World Food Day; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) October 2017: Pumpkin Cornmeal Bread I just can’t stop using our Jane Mason Starter! This October has been strange – so warm that it’s […] Continue reading »

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