01 October 2014
30 September 2014
September 2014 posts
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Stir-fried beets, Indian style (WHB: curry leaf)
summary: recipe for South Indian Beets (stir-fried beets and curry leaves) from a recipe for 'beet thoran' in SAVEUR Magazine "The India Issue" No. 167; problems with photographing Indian food so it looks good; information about curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) and Weekend Herb Blogging;
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Stepping Back in Time to the 17th century (BBB September 2014)
summary: recipe for Robert May's French Bread, based on Elizabeth David's adaptation of a 17th century recipe; trying again with the stainless steel mixing bowl as a steam chamber; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;
Thursday, 11 September 2014
I'm suffering from flat blonde sandwich bread syndrome
summary: making flatbread unintentionally; using stainless steel mixing bowl as a steam chamber;
Saturday, 6 September 2014
Wordless Not-Wednesday: what to do with all those apples
summary: I love that sound of the lids popping down on crabapple jelly just put into sterilized jars; made from crabapples picked for Not Far From the Tree; NFFTT Macintosh apples with radishes, raisins and onions in butter;
28 August 2014
August 2014 posts
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Words... My Word!
summary: I don't like what is happening to SAVEUR magazine; questionable word choices for articles about food and drink: devour, gobble, mushy; Goan shrimp curry;
Saturday, 16 August 2014
Glow-in-the-dark Polenta Bread (BBB August 2014)
summary: recipe for Polenta Bread, based on Della Fattoria's Polenta bread in Artisan Bread Across America by Maggie Glezer; extremely long-winded (as usual) account touching on reading labels carefully and using alternate methods to create a spiral design; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting;
30 July 2014
July 2014 posts
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
French-style grainy mustard
summary: homemade grainy mustard; treasured memory of mustard from Charroux;
Saturday, 26 July 2014
O la la! C'est magnifique!
summary: a French butter dish is fabulous;
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Mmmm! Tuscan Rosemary Bread – with salt!! (BBB July 2014)
summary: recipe for Panmarino - Tuscan Rosemary Bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;
30 June 2014
June 2014 posts
Monday, 30 June 2014
Wordless Not-Wednesday: Cherries! ...sweeeeeet!
summary: sweet cherries (possibly Hedelfingen, Vega, Vogue or Van) picked for Not Far From the Tree on 29 June 2014 in a backyard of Toronto: in 2 hours, 5 of us picked 37 lbs in all (1/3 to the tree owner, 1/3 shared by the pickers, and 1/3 delivered by bicycle to be donated to food banks, shelters, and community kitchens in the neighbourhood).
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Cherry Season = Cherries Jubilee
summary: recipe for Cherries Jubilee; information about Not Far From the Tree and Plated Stories;
Friday, 20 June 2014
Eleven Years? Can that be right??
summary: marking anniversaries; commenting; changes to blogging; spice rubs;
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Whine Bread (BBB June 2014)
summary: recipe for Grape-cluster Wine Rolls, based on Lionel Vatinet's Beaujolais Bread; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;
Saturday, 14 June 2014
Stir-fried Radishes and Swiss chard (WHB #437)
summary: stir-fried greens with radishes; magnetic poetry for spring: magnetic poetry; today’s poem; information on radishes and radish greens and Weekend Herb Blogging;
Thursday, 12 June 2014
Got Kecap Manis? Make Nasi Goreng!
summary: recipe for Nasi Goreng, based on a recipe in SAVEUR No. 150; information about kecap manis and shrimp paste;
Sunday, 8 June 2014
Yay! Lawn Sale Season Has Begun
summary: new tea cup; spring at last;
17 May 2014
May 2014 posts
Saturday, 17 May 2014
ISO Remedial Reading Course – Wild Rice and Onion Bread (BBB May 2014)
summary: recipe for Wild Rice and Onion Bread, based on a recipe in Artisan Breads Every Day by Peter Reinhart; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread;
Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Je vais pleurer!
summary: SAVEUR comes through again! Clay Pot Chicken with white wine and mushrooms inspired by the recipe for 'Poussins en Cocotte "Bonne Femme"' in SAVEUR No. 92, April 2006;
21 April 2014
April 2014 posts
Sunday, 20 April 2014
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?