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staying at home: more ranting about yeast

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

summary: empty shelves and once a week supermarket shopping; one-way aisles; viral fatigue; commercial yeast is still in the toilet paper category; differences between active dry, instant, and rapid-rise yeasts; needless additives; ranting and raving again; where IS all the yeast? bread making ingredients – photo from April 2007 For a long time, I have […] Continue reading »

Wild Cottage Loaf (BBB May 2020)

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Cottage Loaf; Still staying at home – of course we are; no more snow please; spring; information about Bread Baking Babes; In the centre of the dinner-table, just below the cruet stand, stood an enormous loaf of bread. Mr. Harding, the baker, cooked one for Father every Saturday. It was four […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Cornbread

Friday, May 15th, 2020

♥ Noww, yrrr togging…. Mmmggmgmmmm…. Waddha ya meadh, doo mudge buddr?

Staying at Home: Isolation Baking and Orange Spiced Butter

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

summary: the inimitable Jamie Schler has another cookbook out: “Isolation Baking”; still staying at home; baking powder biscuits; delving into the archives: orange spiced butter from “Orange Appeal”; I really want everyone – everyone – to download and have a copy of my e-cookbook. A small donation to the hotel will be more than appreciated, […] Continue reading »

staying at home: corn chapatis and meat korma

Monday, April 27th, 2020

summary: meat korma, puffing corn chapatis (based on our recipe for corn tortillas); staying at home gives more time for experimenting in the kitchen; getting inspiration by re-reading back-issues of SAVEUR Magazine; They puffed!! They puffed!!! In no particular order, T has been gradually re-reading our back issues of SAVEUR magazine. As he read SAVEUR […] Continue reading »

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