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Wild Times with Lussekatter (BBB December 2020)

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

summary: recipe for wild Lucia Buns based on Swedish JG’s mother’s recipe; difficulties with enriched dough – so what else is new? still staying at home where there are an unbelievable number of rabbit holes; I’m posting late again! Really late… one of these days I may learn to plan ahead; …maybe; information about Bread […] Continue reading »

Really Really White Bread

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

summary: Really White Bread, following the recipe for White Bread with Poolish in “Flour Water Salt Yeast” by Ken Forkish – to the letter; wow, that’s slack dough; hazards when halving the recipe; using instant yeast for the first time; I am a slow learner; Here’s a tip: instead of relying on your terrific steel […] Continue reading »

…it’s about time

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

summary: other BBBabes have managed their time…; what I’ve been doing instead of making Lussekatter; a promise to make them soon; information about Bread Baking Babes; The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley. Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Lussekatter (St. Lucia Saffron Buns) I WAS going to be on time. I really […] Continue reading »

Solo Flying On Annual Cake Day

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

summary: annual Cake Day; revised vinarterta recipe to add weights; staying at home again; Amaretto to the rescue; What? No Scrabble?? I made this cake on 15 November. Because I have WAY too much time on my hands now, it has taken me this long to write the report…. This is the first year in […] Continue reading »

Wild Variation on Potato Focaccine (BBB November 2020)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Focaccine; playing with the recipe; wildly divergent; fixing the hydration; deciding between sage and oregano still growing in the garden; we’re harbouring a thief; information about Bread Baking Babes; Who me?? Late again? But, but, but… I baked and ate on time!! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Potato Focaccine On the instant […] Continue reading »

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