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fine tuning Tartine Bread….

Monday, February 19th, 2018

summary: adding a little rye flour and wheat germ to Chad Robertson’s Tartine bread; Jane Mason natural starter (wheat) is just getting stronger; altering the baking time in the combo-cooker for even better oven spring; getting permission to change the recipe; brief review of “My Kitchen in Rome” by Rachel Roddy; Yesterday, we made bread […] Continue reading »

Running Wild with Stacy’s Orange Rosemary Boule

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

summary: making bread based on a recipe in Jamie Schler’s beautiful cookbook “Orange Appeal”; not following the recipe vs. following the recipe; wild yeast version is good too….     My friend Stacy Livingston Rushton lives, like I do, the expat life. But whereas I’ve spent the last 30 years between France and Italy, Stacy […] Continue reading »

New Year’s Challenge: Tartine Polenta Bread (BBB January 2018)

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

summary: recipe for Tartine Polenta Bread, based on a recipe in “Tartine Bread” by Chad Robertson; definition of corn; using millet in place of corn; following the book recipe produces Slack Bread – worse than the croc!; making my sister happy; importance of recipe testing; overwintering rosemary in an inhospitable climate; a Bread Baking Babes […] Continue reading »

Pasta with Orange, Ham and Gremolata

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

summary: delicious pasta from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; in praise of Ilva’s photography; minor substitutions; adding Gremolata and Swiss chard; Too bad they didn’t ask Ilva to take the photos…. -TPH, looking at the images in another cookbook The day after we had mussels with orange and fennel, T was leafing through Jamie’s book […] Continue reading »

Wordless Wednesday: 60!?!!

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

♥ p.98

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