SOLAR ECLIPSE BREAD – A CRUSTY SESAME LOAF FOR A RARE EVENT

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts This month Mini Oven challenged fellow Fresh Loafers to create a special bread to commemorate the upcoming total eclipse of the sun. Spurred by astronomic ambitions I began to ponder how to go about this.Just a new bread? Where was the connection to the total eclipse?A two-toned dough? … Continue reading SOLAR ECLIPSE BREAD – A CRUSTY SESAME LOAF FOR A RARE EVENT

WORLD BREAD DAY 2014 – PANE SICILIANO

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsZorra hosts the annual World Bread Day "to honor our daily bread" and show that baking bread can be easier than you think, and also great fun.My contribution - I participate for the first time - is one of my all-time favorites: Pane Siciliano from Peter Reinhart's The Bread … Continue reading WORLD BREAD DAY 2014 – PANE SICILIANO

SPROUTED GRAIN BREAD

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts A while ago I saw a bread recipe that intrigued me. Not only had it a lot of grains, but, also, three different kinds of sprouts: wheat, lentils and quinoa.To make a sprouted grain bread you have to plan ahead, because it takes about 2-3 days until the … Continue reading SPROUTED GRAIN BREAD

SAATENBROT – GERMAN MANY SEED BREAD

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsThe best recipe collection (bread, rolls and snacks) of German bakers' magazine,"Allgemeine Bäckerzeitung", supplied this "seedy" bread for my "Equal Opportunity Baking" list.A heavy weight, scaled for 21 loaves, with selling points, marketing tips, production cost and time calculation, including sales tax (7%) and even a suggested retail price … Continue reading SAATENBROT – GERMAN MANY SEED BREAD

MALT RYE ROLLS WITH SESAME & PUMPKIN SEEDS

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts  My first "Equal Opportunity Bread" (see my last post) had to be a batch of rolls. I like having a supply of rolls in my freezer, when we come home from a trip, and want a bread that thaws less sluggish than a large loaf.So I grabbed one … Continue reading MALT RYE ROLLS WITH SESAME & PUMPKIN SEEDS

SIMIT – TURKISH SESAME BREAD

Ring shaped sesame simit is very common bread in Turkey, as well as in other Middle Eastern countries and the Balkans. It comes in larger and smaller sizes, and, also varies in crunchiness and chewiness, depending on the region. Some are softer, made with apple syrup and olive oil, and some are crisp and lean.After … Continue reading SIMIT – TURKISH SESAME BREAD