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Define “Savoury”…. (BBB November 2019)

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

summary: it’s too early for snow; recipe for Wild Savoury Danish Crown; making substitutions; reading difficulties; almost late… again; information about Bread Baking Babes; The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Sourdough Danish Crown Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it’s getting! I was determined not to be late […] Continue reading »

How do you like your coffee?

Friday, November 8th, 2019

summary: we love our coffee…; different coffee pots and cups; Turkish vs Armenian coffee; pre-ground coffee can be… well… you know; sugar or no sugar; We love coffee! But, suddenly, we are torn. Should we have Eastern or Western coffee? In general, our daily coffee is made by grinding the beans with our trusty “Zassenhaus” […] Continue reading »

Things that go bump in the night

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

summary: Again?? …but we don’t want flatbread; sourdough fail; Oh boy! Squirrel Food! cue sound effects Bwa-ha-ha-haa!!   We kept thinking about the fact that feeding our Jane Mason 100% whole wheat starter with unbleached all-purpose “no additives” flour should really have worked. The following should never have occurred.     I took the usual […] Continue reading »

Vintage Wine and “A Gentleman in Moscow” (Novel Food No.37)

Monday, October 21st, 2019

summary: mystery vintage wine; very brief review A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles; Novel Food Event; can wine be classed as food? Sigh. No wonder I’m not ever invited to be in a book club! I’m afraid I’m late for Novel Food No.37. It’s only one day, but, alas, I’m still late…. I finished […] Continue reading »

Apple Bread with Cider and Not-Calvados (BBB October 2019)

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

summary: recipe for Apple Bread with Cider and Not-Calvados, based on Jan Hedh’s recipe for Äppelbröd med cider och calvados; translation nightmares; extra dry cider; being a skin-flint; making substitutions; my verbosity: taking ‘long and rambling’ to an extreme; I ♥ Thanksgiving leftovers; information about Bread Baking Babes and World Bread Day; Bread Baking Babes […] Continue reading »

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