DABROWNMAN’S SWABIAN POTATO BREAD FOR GÖTZ – NEVER BAKE THE SAME LOAF TWICE!

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsAfter a rather underwhelming bread experience in an - otherwise nice - hotel last year, I challenged my co-bloggers, facebook friends and hobby bakers from The Fresh Loaf to help fill a basket with "Bread for Götz von Berlichingen", to provide Schlosshotel Götzenburg with a better breakfast choice.I was so … Continue reading DABROWNMAN’S SWABIAN POTATO BREAD FOR GÖTZ – NEVER BAKE THE SAME LOAF TWICE!

POTATO ALE BREAD – MADE WITH A BOOZY MASH-FED STARTER

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)In 2007, after baking my way through all my old German bread baking books and Peter Reinhart's "The Bread Baker's Apprentice", I checked for more bread formulas in the internet.In German food magazine Essen & Trinken, one recipe, featuring beer - always a plus! - caught my … Continue reading POTATO ALE BREAD – MADE WITH A BOOZY MASH-FED STARTER

KHALID’S GÖTZENBURG-BREAD – WHOLE GRAIN BAKING IN DUBAI

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostWhen I - driven from a real "Breaking Bad Bread" experience - challenged my baking buddies from The Fresh Loaf, Facebook and several congenial blogs to create a "Bread for the Knight with the Iron Hand", I promised myself to try all 30 loaves over time.Well, let's say, almost … Continue reading KHALID’S GÖTZENBURG-BREAD – WHOLE GRAIN BAKING IN DUBAI

BREAD BASKET FOR GÖTZ VON BERLICHINGEN

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsDear baking friends who joined in my challenge to create a Bread for the Knight with the Iron Hand: YOU FILLED MY BASKET WITH 30 WONDERFUL LOAVES!!!You thought about breads that were worthy of a famous knight from the middle ages, and, also, could please the palates of today's … Continue reading BREAD BASKET FOR GÖTZ VON BERLICHINGEN

WORTHY OF A KNIGHT – GÖTZENBURG BREAD

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsBefore I present you with the amazing bread collection you submitted for my Knight with the Iron Hand challenge, I owe you my own creation!These goals I had in mind when I thought about the formula. I wanted to create a bread with grains and seeds used in German … Continue reading WORTHY OF A KNIGHT – GÖTZENBURG BREAD

CECILIENHOF VOLLKORNBROT – WHEN TASTE MEETS TRADITION

One of the best breads I ever made Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts During our recent trip to Germany we spent a few days in Potsdam, to visit Frederick the Great's Sanssouci. We stayed at Schlosshotel Cecilienhof, a wonderful hotel right inside another historic site, Cecilienhof Palace.Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, a UNESCO world heritage … Continue reading CECILIENHOF VOLLKORNBROT – WHEN TASTE MEETS TRADITION

WILD RICE SOURDOUGH – THE BREAD THAT ENDED THE COLD WAR

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts If you know the facebook group "Baking 101", you might also know Danny Klecko's blog "Last American Baker". Klecko's posts are whimsical and often very funny, and he seems to snort them out joyfully and without any effort (unlike one envious baker whose name I will not disclose). … Continue reading WILD RICE SOURDOUGH – THE BREAD THAT ENDED THE COLD WAR

AROMA BREAD – A LOVE STORY

The perfect Aroma Bread Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts One of my most favorite cookbooks is "Ancient Grains for Modern Meals". Award winning Author Maria Speck combines her German father's love for hearty grains, and her Greek mother's culinary talents in dishes that make you grab your shopping bag, hop on the bike … Continue reading AROMA BREAD – A LOVE STORY

A HINT OF PROVENCE – LAVENDER BREAD

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsIn front of the store where I sell my breads I saw a bed of lavender in full bloom. The smell was wonderful, recalling memories of glorious summer holidays as a student in the Aix-en-Provence.It also reminded me of a bread recipe with lavender that I always wanted to … Continue reading A HINT OF PROVENCE – LAVENDER BREAD

Little Kitchen of Horrors or Tentacles Takeover – Die kleine Horrorkueche oder Der Angriff der Tentakeln

On Tuesday a horror scenario unfolded in my Bar Harbor kitchen. Preparing my breads for Wednesday's sale I made the fatal decision to give my doughs the stretch-and-fold treatment instead of just leaving them to the mixer. I had no idea what dark forces I unleashed!Mixing together the elegantly pale Pain de Campagne and it's … Continue reading Little Kitchen of Horrors or Tentacles Takeover – Die kleine Horrorkueche oder Der Angriff der Tentakeln