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Aish Baladi (bookmarked)

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

summary: recipe for Aish Baladi (100% whole wheat flatbread); using Michael Pollan’s method of sifting the wholewheat flour; toasting the bran; bookmarked; Toronto celebrates Canada Day with a duck; we’re not paying attention; hunger; Bread is the Staff of Life Bookmarked Recipe: Aish Baladi Not long ago, I saw the loveliest stack of round bread […] Continue reading »

The Season of Giving and Receiving

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

summary: Giving and receiving; spice of life; nutmeg; ‘Twas the night before Christmas Over the years, I find that Christmas Eve arrives more and more suddenly. And this year it seems even more sudden. In spite of the early snowfall, making it very clear to us that it was winter. In a massive flurry over […] Continue reading »

Bagels with Asiago (BBB October 2016)

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Asiago and Bagels

summary: recipe for Bagels, based on recipes in “Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Bread Every Day” and an article by Peter Reinhart in “Fine Cooking”; being a bagel purist; Asiago cheese; new digital scales and why they should be thoroughly researched in advance; how to turn a two day process into one of three days; a Bread […] Continue reading »

Christmas Baking: it’s not for us!!

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Festive Bread

summary: Christmas giving; childhood memories; mincemeat; apricot jam; not everyone is as fortunate as we are: links to various charities; link to Advent calendar; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Yesterday, I mentioned that one of the reasons I was late with my BBB post was because of baking bread for […] Continue reading »

Roux the Day with Tangzhong Bread (BBB October 2015)

Friday, October 16th, 2015


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