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Tartine Bread wild yeast (sourdough)

wild yeast (aka sourdough) bread, buns, bagels, biscuits, waffles, onion rings, etc. etc.

It takes just 5 days to create a wild-yeast starter.... Once you've compared the taste of bread made with wild yeast to that of bread made with commercial yeast, you may well never buy commercial yeast again (how to convert bread recipe calling for commercial yeast to make it with wild yeast).

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Conquering Fear with Pan**** (BBB November 2022)

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

summary: panettone fears; recipe for Wild(ish) Pandoro …well, it starts with “P”…; substitutions galore; information about Bread Baking Babes; I was terrified that [December’s bread] was going to be Panettone. (I know the Babes are crazy enough to suggest making it.) – me, blog from OUR kitchen | Have you tried Taralli yet? (BBB December […] Continue reading »

Not-quite Fig and Not-quite Walnut Flatbread (BBB October 2022)

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

summary: recipe for Fruit and Nut Flatbread – why yes, it’s wild; late again, but this time it wasn’t completely my fault; staying at home (again!!!); information about Bread Baking Babes; World Food Day; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Fig and Walnut Flatbread This month, Elle chose a beautiful fall-like flatbread from a cookbook by public […] Continue reading »

That’s pLetzel, not pRetzel… (BBB September 2022)

Friday, September 16th, 2022

summary: recipe for Wild Pletzel – of course it’s wild, thank you very much; it’s Sourdough September; information about Bread Baking Babes; En anglais, on s’appelle le quartier Juif “le Pletzel” [In English, the Jewish Quarter is called “the Pletzel”] – Florence Kahn, “Bagels, cheesecakes et autres recettes Yiddish: Delicatessen” [Yiddish Cuisine : Authentic and […] Continue reading »

Bread with a Topknot (BBB May 2022)

Monday, May 16th, 2022

summary: recipe for Pan Gallego (Galician Topknot Bread) aka pan Gallego de moña; slack dough again; using a new (for me) mixing technique; some will say it’s unorthodox…; information about Bread Baking Babes; El pan Gallego. Pan de miga, con corteza crujiente. To die for Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pan Gallego (Bread of Galicia) For […] Continue reading »

Say Hello to Spring (BBB April 2022)

Saturday, April 16th, 2022

summary: It’s spring at last; Mlyntsi (Blini), ancient Slavic recipe (from the Middle Ages) made with buckwheat flour and lots and lots and lots of butter; this recipe is a keeper; A Cautionary Tale by Anton Chekhov about blini; a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; list of some of the international relief agencies addressing the […] Continue reading »

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