bread recipe

recipes for bread – yeasted, unleavened, quick….

5th try lucky!

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

summary: recipe for Jane Mason Wild Bread; 5th try at making not-sour bread using the Jane Mason’s liquid levain; trying a different bread recipe, based on one in “Homemade Sourdough” by Jane Mason; using stronger flour; kneading with ‘slap and fold’ and ‘stretch and fold’ techniques; overnight refrigeration of shaped bread; What’s in a name? […] Continue reading »

4th Try at Mason Bread – such high hopes…

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

summary: Fourth try at making Wild Bread, based on a recipe in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; adding the float test didn’t help; how to know when to shape; how we react under duress, continuing the search for not-sour sourdough but seriously contemplating conceding defeat; This is the sad and sordid account […] Continue reading »

And we have a new pet…

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

summary: recipe for Natural Starter based on instruction in “All You Knead is Bread” by Jane Mason; I’m a glutton for punishment; we have a new pet; celebrating with blueberry scones Are we really going to do this? Again…. A while back, we read Michael Pollan’s brilliant book Cooked and cannot stop thinking about the […] Continue reading »

It’s summer and we’re full of beans! (BBB July 2017)

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

summary: recipe for Velvety Bean Bread; reducing the yeast; summer and over-rising; hazards of scoring overproofed bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) July 2017: Velvety Bean Bread I’ve heard of beans on toast before, but beans IN toast?? Cooked pureed white beans are the basis for this nifty bread. Unless you […] Continue reading »

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 »

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