equipment and techniques

equipment and techniques

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Wordless Not-Wednesday: who needs Le Creuset?!

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

O la la!

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 »

Oh boy! Another new toy!

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

summary: giving in to fashion trends; we have a new toy: a dough whisk; Late this morning, we rode our bikes up the street to the vegetable store to get lettuce for tonight’s dinner. We thought we’d stop at the kitchen store next door to see if they had dough whisks. They did. The handles […] Continue reading »

Mostly Wordless Not-Wednesday: when smoking is allowed indoors…

Friday, September 9th, 2016


Mmmmm…. Because your browser doesn’t support iframes, please go directly to the video: adding smoky flavour to dhal Makhani (If you are unable to view the video here, please go directly to YouTube: adding smoky flavour to dhal Makhani.)

More scones please

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

summary: new (for us) methods for scone making; Zachary Golper’s method in his book “Bien Cuit” being radically different from anything we’ve seen before; our take on Golper’s scone/biscuit shaping method; difference between biscuits and scones; brief review of ebook version of “Bien Cuit”; I’m saying biscuit; you’re saying scone! I say they’re different; you […] Continue reading »

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