SOURDOUGH 101 – HOW TO TAME WILD YEASTS & KEEP THEM HAPPY

When I moved to Maine 17 years ago, my stomach eagerly adapted to lobster rolls, crab cakes and blueberry pie. But it developed an instantaneous dislike for American bread. The squishy, soft Wonder Bread from the supermarket made me really wonder what was in there - besides additives, enhancers and preservatives. And the so-called "Artisan … Continue reading SOURDOUGH 101 – HOW TO TAME WILD YEASTS & KEEP THEM HAPPY

LEINSAMENBROT – GERMAN FLAXSEED BREAD

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts. German breads are often made with a combination of three or more flours, and loaves with grains and seeds are, also, very popular.  Flaxseed breads are, therefore, one of the regulars in German bakery shelves.My Leinsamenbrot, made with bread flour, rye and whole wheat, is a hearty bread … Continue reading LEINSAMENBROT – GERMAN FLAXSEED BREAD