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16 March 2018

March 2018 posts

Friday, 16 March 2018
Get the coffee on! We’re baking Nazook! (BBB March 2018)
summary: recipe for Nazook/Gata; shaping fun; dilemma about commercial yeast or wild yeast; making substitutions; a Bread Baking Babes project;

Friday, 2 March 2018
Real Honest Purists' Bagels
summary: wild bagels revisited; using zero commercial yeast; recipe for Real Purists' Wild Bagels; choosing between poppy seeds or sesame seeds; Jane Mason's starter just keeps getting better; snow again?!

19 February 2018

February 2018 posts

Monday, 19 February 2018
fine tuning Tartine Bread....
summary: adding a little rye flour and wheat germ to Chad Robertson's Tartine bread; Jane Mason natural starter (wheat) is just getting stronger; altering the baking time in the combo-cooker for even better oven spring; getting permission to change the recipe; brief review of "My Kitchen in Rome" by Rachel Roddy;

Friday, 16 February 2018
Wildness at the BBBabes' 10th Anniversary Party (BBB February 2018)
summary: recipe for Wild Royal Crown Tortano based on a recipe in "Artisan Baking Across America" by Maggie Glezer, using Jane Mason's starter and Chad Robertson's kneading and shaping techniques; information about Bread Baking Babes; BBB's 10th Anniversary!

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Running Wild with Stacy's Orange Rosemary Boule
summary: making bread based on a recipe in Jamie Schler's beautiful cookbook "Orange Appeal"; not following the recipe vs. following the recipe; wild yeast version is good too....

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Orange Appeal: Savory and Sweet

by Jamie Schler with photos by Ilva Beretta,
(Gibbs Smith Publishing)