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Shape-shifting with String (BBB October 2021)

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

summary: recipe for Wild Pumpkin-shaped bread; made with butternut squash instead of pumpkin; pepitas; nigella and its many different names; fun with string; no idea of time any more; into the rabbit warren once more; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it […] Continue reading »

We cannot stop making pita!

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

summary: recipe for wild pita; baking on the barbecue; storing pita in the – eeeeek!! – fridge; rejuvenating it in the toaster; While most Israelis assume that the word pita is Arab in origin, it is actually Greek: Arabic has no “p” sound, hence the Arabic speaker’s “bita” for “pita.” The Jews of Salonika spoke […] Continue reading »

BBBabes are Baking on Hot Stones (BBB August 2021)

Monday, August 16th, 2021

summary: of course we’re still going wild; revisiting wild Naan Sangak (Persian Pebble Bread); baking on the barbecue; a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; “I can make soup from a stone,” said the man. “You can?” said the woman. “Show me.” -European Folktale Stone Soup is good. But really, making Stone Soup is so yesterday! […] Continue reading »

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! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Cruffins It’s hot! Poisonously hot. (But not as hot as west […] Continue reading »

White Bread and “Simon the Fiddler” (Novel Food No.42)

Monday, July 5th, 2021

summary: revisiting bread-making using commercial yeast and white flour only; Ken Forkish’s White Bread with Poolish; brief review of “Simon the Fiddler” by Paulette Jiles; Novel Food Event; sigh… late again; sneak peak at “The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen” by Jacques Pépin; This recipe makes a palate-sparkling, almost buttery-flavored bread with a thin, […] Continue reading »

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