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21 April 2014

April 2014 Posts


Sunday, 20 April 2014
Happy Easter!
summary: Happy Easter! Colouring eggs naturally; alternatives to eggs; Thursday, 17 April 2014

Lessons in Reading – Pretzel Croissants (BBB April 2014)
summary: recipe for Pretzel Croissants; adapting to time constraints; Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

10 March 2014

March 2014 posts


Monday, 10 March 2014
this IS the best carrot cake
summary: We make the best Carrot Cake with so much cream cheese icing, it will make you sick; Happy Birthday, T!

Sunday, 2 March 2014
Snow? Again??? Taking Comfort with Chocolate
summary: recipe based on SAVEUR magazine's Chocolate Bark; SAVEUR magazine comes through again! information about Bookmarked Recipes;

17 February 2014

February 2014 posts


Monday, 17 February 2014
Rgaïf, layered North African Flatbread (BBB February 2014)
summary: recipe for Rgaïf, North African flatbread baked on a griddle; a Bread Baking Babes project; the BBBabes are celebrating 6 years of bread baking together; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

16 January 2014

January 2014 posts


Thursday, 16 January 2014
Just a hint of chocolate, eh? (BBB January 2014)
summary: recipe for Chocolate Prune Rolls; to knead or not to knead; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Saturday, 4 January 2014
Warning: 1000 words ...or so
summary: homemade pizza; ISO decent mozzarella cheese; the super peel is super, but…; how do you clean a bread stone?

Happy New Year!!

Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Two kinds of Cherry Snowballs: which one is your favourite?
summary: cherry snowballs revisited once more; our cherry snowball recipe; Happy New Year! SAVEUR magazine's take on Mum's cherry snowballs; Luxardo Cherries are still maraschino cherries; I love happy endings, don't you?



28 December 2013

December 2013 posts



Saturday, 28 December 2013
Wordless Not-Wednesday: Sandwich Bread??
summary: Don't try this at home; a Wordless not-quite-Wednesday post;

Thursday, 26 December 2013
Merry Boxing Day All!!
summary: Happy Christmas; feasting; what to do on Boxing Day

Wednesday, 16 December 2013
Again I say, let them eat cake!! (BBB December 2013)
summary: summary: recipe for Modern 'Lardy' Cake; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;

16 November 2013

November 2013 posts


Saturday, 16 November 2013
aloo paratha revisited (BBB November 2013)
summary: recipe for Aloo Paratha (Potato Stuffed Flatbread); a Bread Baking Babes project;

16 October 2013

October 2013 posts


Friday, 16 October 2013
Everyday Sandwich Bread (WFD/WBD 2013)
summary: Sandwich bread; Thanksgiving; information about World Bread Day and World Food Day
Carrot Bread (BBB October 2013)
summary: recipe for Carrot Bread, a Bread Baking Babes project; revelations about cooked carrots; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Friday, 11 October 2013
Any apples in that basket?
summary: apples; fried apples; apple sauce; problems with 'Joy of Cooking' index and binding; information about Plated Stories and Not Far From the Tree;
 
Tuesday, 1 October 2013
Those are plums?!
summary: miniature plums; oven-drying them to make tiny prunes; stewing prunes for preserves; how to deal with the pits; I love Plated Stories; information about Not Far From the Tree;

20 September 2013

September 2013 posts


Friday, 20 September 2013
Tea, as it should be
summary: spiders; Charlotte's Web; memoire; tea cups, Darjeeling tea; how to make tea;

Monday, 16 September 2013
We're Cracking Up! (BBB September 2013)
summary: recipe for Yeasted Multigrain Crackers; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and BYOB;

Wednesday, 4 September 2013
Look!! Aren't those Nyons Olives?
summary: Nyons olives from a recent trip to the west coast; memoir; ‘best before’ dates; reconstituting dried fruits;

Monday, 2 September 2013
Guess what I did with those overripe bananas...
summary: recipe for Banana Cinnamon Chocolate Swirls Bread; measuring and guesswork; chia seeds and pepitas; hand-kneading slack dough in the bowl; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;

25 August 2013

August 2013 posts


Sunday, 25 August 2013
Are We Nuts?? Why Yes! We're Making Coffee Cake (BBB August 2013)
summary: recipe for Yeasted Nut Roll Coffee Cake, a no-knead yeasted dough mixed the night before, assembled the next day and baked in a tube pan; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;

Saturday, 24 August 2013
Holidays!
summary: why I am a delinquent BBBabe; holidays are fun but tiring – I need a holiday from my holiday;

30 July 2013

July 2013 posts


Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Same Day Bread Reviewed
summary: revisiting Ken Forkish's Saturday White Bread recipe in "Flour Water Salt Yeast"; it turns out that 'same day' bread isn't quite as flavourful as bread made with a preferment;

Sunday, 28 July 2013
Baba Ganoushe (is that the right spelling??)
summary: Eggplant and garlic spread; roasting little eggplants whole on the barbecue; ranting about ingredients in rice crackers; more ranting about our garden parsley, or lack thereof;

Friday, 26 July 2013
An Amazing Spicerub with Dried Rosehips
summary: recipe for Iraqi Chicken from SAVEUR magazine's recipe for 'Djaj Bil-Bahar Il-Asfar'; a new (for us) spice rub with the surprise ingredient: dried rosehips; SAVEUR outdoes itself;

Tuesday, 16 July 2013
Rheinbrot (BBB July 2013)
summary: recipe for Rheinbrot, bread made with Riesling; faking a sourdough; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;
July's 2013 BBB Bread: Rheinbrot  
summary: Astrid's BBB recipe for Rheinbrot, based on one in the forum 'Homo Pistorius (Man Baking)' about wine and bread baking

Thursday, 11 July 2013
Sheesh! Kebabs
summary: adventures with new kebab skewers; great shish kebabs based on Tavuk Kebabi in  SAVEUR Magazine No.157, June/July 2013; SAVEUR comes through yet again; do you have an 'empty' drawer in the kitchen? We do...;