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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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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 »

Still Staying at Home…

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

summary: needless panic buying; no yeast? make your own; alternative: make no-yeast breads; DIY project: grocery store masks; There’s no danger of flour running out. The industry has access to grain, has capacity, and will produce products our customers/consumers want as fast as we can -Christopher Clark, vice president of communications for the North American […] Continue reading »

Tartine variation: light rye with red miso (bookmarked)

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

summary: adding rye flour and miso to Chad Robertson’s Tartine bread; recipe for light rye with red miso, inspired by Gontran Cherrier’s Pain au Seigle et Miso; converting recipes; how long to preheat with our new (to us) oven Bookmarked Recipe: Miso-Rye Bread Not long ago, in the BBBabes’ FB group, Scott D mentioned that […] Continue reading »

Pain Tordu as made by the Great Lakes (BBB February 2020)

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Pain Tordu, based on Mouette Barboff’s recipes for Pain Tordu as made in the Ger, and as made in the Lot-et-Garonne; almost, but not quite, lost in translation; twisting and turning on how to twist; BBBabes’ 12th anniversary; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Pain Tordu – 12th Anniversary! […] Continue reading »

More Arkatena Adventures (BBBuddy, January 2020)

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

summary: January 2020 Bread Baking Buddy; BBBabes’ Arkatena Bread gallery I did try again. Really I did. I had to. How could I not with the amazing bubbles created by the chickpea flour starter? BBBuddy: Arkatena Bread I thought it was going to be an easy bread to make. Something perfect to rest with after […] Continue reading »

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