The next challenge is flatbreads! First–I love bread. I love making bread, I love eating bread, and I love the simplicity … and yet complexity … of bread. I’ve never made flatbreads before, so this is a new experience! I’m going to start with the easiest of the challenges, a non-yeasted flatbread. This usually involves… Continue reading Flatbreads
Moving on quickly to the quarterfinals! …I’ll get back to that mille-feuille eventually… Today’s challenge is “unusual flours”. The contestants, at least half of them, used spelt. I’m not really interested in buying more unusual ingredients right now, but rye is one of the types of flour that was mentioned in the beginning of the… Continue reading Unusual Flours
Well, the first run of the rye was not so great, so I’m trying again using flavors that I know and love, so I decided to throw in a tablespoon of dried rosemary, which I grew in my garden (I think…pretty sure). Anyway, I’ve always loved rosemary bread, so I thought I’d try that. I… Continue reading Rye Bread, Take II
My favorite! My paternal grandmother (Dad’s mom) was apparently a bread-baker. I wouldn’t know–I met the woman a few times but never really got to know her, never went to her house in Florida, never spent Easters and Christmases with her…or any of her four husbands (of whom, I met 2 of the 4). But… Continue reading It’s BREAD WEEK!