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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 »

Morning Glory Muffins Revisited

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

summary: farmers’ market bounty; our recipe for morning glory muffins fixed; has it really been almost 20 years since I first made these?! We have been going to the Saturday morning farmers’ market near the mouth of the Humber River almost every weekend this summer. We sit on the little grassy hill overlooking the market, […] Continue reading »

Savoury Inside Out Coconut Buns (BBB August 2022)

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

summary: I’m late yet again – so what else is new?; recipe for inside out coconut buns; commercial yeast really wants to make dough rise; opting for savoury over sweet; following (or not) instructions; information about Bread Baking Babes; Coconut is one of those love-hate ingredients. It’s true. I am not at all a fan […] Continue reading »

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