Makes 4-6 pittas/ 5-10 min at 250C/475F Ingredients 250g bread flour, plus extra for dusting 7g instant yeast 1 tsp salt 160ml water 2 tsp olive oil, plus extra for kneading Method In a bowl, mix together the flour, yeast, and salt. Add 120ml of the water and 1½ teaspoons of oil. Using your fingers mix the ingredients … Continue reading Easy Pitta Breads
I’ve been struggling with a manic swing the last few weeks. I can’t sleep, I’m agitated and irritable, and I can’t concentrate. To make matters worse the quarantine has made my usual coping skills impossible to utilize. I can’t go wander through Barnes and Noble or go sit in my favorite diner for breakfast. I … Continue reading Mania and Mini Breads
Ingredients 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus a bit for dusting 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup finely chopped dehydrated tangerine Zest of three limes and juice of two Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F … Continue reading Lime and Tangerine Biscotti
Lemon Ginger Biscotti-gluten free Makes about 24-30 cookies/ 350F for 25min then 250F for 45 min Ingredients 2 ¼ cups gluten free, plus a bit for dusting 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup finely chopped ginger … Continue reading Gluten Free lemon and ginger biscotti
I tried making a small loaf of rye bread. I found two different recipes with two different rising/proving directions. One recipe had only one rise and was for 8 hours or overnight. The other had an initial rise of 4 hours, knock the dough back, fold into loaf again, then rise a second time. I … Continue reading The Rye Bread Experiment
http://www.cnn.com/2020/04/12/world/meanwhile-in-america-april-10-intl-bread/index.html Ok. Seriously people is everyone baking bread now?! I can’t find flour anywhere! How am I supposed to do any coping baking, and eating during this quarantine without my baking supplies? I love that everyone is baking more but holy hell. Flour is getting impossible to find. I’ve even tried to purchase online from a … Continue reading Is Everyone Making Bread!?
The holiday season can be difficult. Continue reading Holiday Blues