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Croissants are easy, but Cruffins are easier (BBB July 2021)

Saturday, July 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for Cruffins; it’s warm in the kitchen; the butter is soft; fooling around with measurements; rolling pins are wonderful; remembering and forgetting; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; We just keep rollin’, we keep on rollin’ along! It’s hot! Poisonously hot. (But not as hot as west of here where wildfires are […] Continue reading »

Rolling Rolling Rolling (BBB June 2021)

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

summary: recipe for Not-Gigi’s Not-Quitade-Hungarian Not-Exactly-Almond Roll, loosely based on the recipe for ‘Gigi’s Almond Roll’ in a back issue of “Sunset Magazine”; if ‘diós bejgli’ is ‘walnut roll’ and ‘makos bejgli’ is ‘poppy seed roll’ in Hungarian, then is ‘mandulás bejgli’ the name for ‘almond roll’?; commercial yeast vs. wild yeast; sweet or savoury? […] Continue reading »

The Challenges of Povitica (BBB May 2021)

Monday, May 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for eggless Povitica with walnut date filling; no sense of time any more; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; Potica is a cooking project, not everyday fare. You’ll want to be well-rested and plan-free before embarking on all the kneading, whisking, flouring, and rolling. – Romana Bohinc, the head baker of Potičnica—a […] Continue reading »

Wild Olive Oil Wreath (BBB April 2021)

Friday, April 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild olive wreath based on a recipe in “Della Fattoria” by Kathleen Weber; playing with the calculator; Nailed it! …arithmetic problems; spring has sprung; another quiet Easter; bunny holes galore; verbosity abounds; I lost my blue pencil; information about Bread Baking Babes; I love the sensation of dough under my fingers. – […] Continue reading »

Green Tea and Orange Bread is Wild (BBB March 2021)

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild green tea and marmalade bread based on a recipe in “The Larousse Book of Bread” by Éric Kayser; still staying at home… of course we are; miraculously on time; making substitutions, as usual; information about Bread Baking Babes; Around the late nineties, the French rediscovered bread — not just any old […] Continue reading »

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