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Wild Naan When the Weather is Hot and the Nights are Getting Longer

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

summary: wild naan revision; importance of the float test; hot weather baking on the barbecue; the nights are getting longer; steep learning curve for iPhone camera; Group Baking Naan in the FB sourdough bread baking group; It’s not really surprising that since March, even with the difficulty of getting flour and yeast, there seem to […] Continue reading »

Our latest obsession: Naan Sangak

Friday, August 7th, 2020

summary: recipe for wild Naan Sangak (Persian Pebble Bread); using our trusty Jane Mason whole wheat starter created in July 2017; it turns out that measuring carefully IS a good idea; store-bought river stones are filthy; our expectations might be too high; all’s well that ends well; we made another video! There was a little […] Continue reading »

Lost in Translation: Not-Quite Tortas Ahogadas

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

summary: Northern take on Ersatz Tortas Ahogadas; opened-faced sandwiches; we’re gonna need a sharper knife…. It’s a hangover dish. Or at least it seems like the dish was invented by a drunk. – Aaron Garcia, owner of Pialeadero de Guadalajara, Mexico City, June 2017 One of the reasons that Karen (Karen’s Kitchen Stories) decided we […] Continue reading »

A Wild Take on Birotes Salados (BBB July 2020)

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

summary: recipe for Wild Birotes Salados; playing with the recipe; wildly divergent; fixing the hydration; my reading skills have not really improved; seemingly impossible – my verbosity has increased dramatically; information about Bread Baking Babes; Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Birotes Salados (Mexican Sourdough Rolls) If thou tastest a crust of bread, thou tastest all the […] Continue reading »

Raita inspired by “The Mistress of Spices” (Novel Food No.39)

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

summary: raita; mint; green bean sabji; chilis; heat; brief review of “The Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; Novel Food Event; Novel Food No. 39: Raita inspired by “The Mistress of Spices” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni There are myriad references to foods to prepare in The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. How […] Continue reading »

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