Wheat sourdough

Zwiebelfladen

Bei diesem Zwiebelfladen zieht schon während des Backens ein betörender Duft durch die Küche und wird so manchen Mundhochwasser bescheren. Egal ob dieses Brot zum Grillen oder als Beilage zu Salaten gereicht wird, die Form ist ein Hingucker und wird… weiterlesen

Handmade Kaiser Rolls

These rolls undoubtedly belong in the “Champion’s League!” Its sublime form encourages readers to bake it again and again- I don’t understand what it is about the Handkaiser when there are so many more simple shapes to bake! Since these… weiterlesen

Pumpkin Rolls

I baked this recipe for the magazine “BROTpro” and after a short break I am publishing it here in the blog. The pumpkin cheese rolls are made from a soft, mixed wheat dough. I created two different dough possibilities for… weiterlesen

Wholegrain Baguette

The question arises again and again: age the flour- yes or no? From my side a resounding YES – these doughs can take on more water, develop into better dough, have more stability,… thus only advantages come from giving milled… weiterlesen

Bocca Pratese

I have had no time for the blog and everything involved with it in the recent weeks! All that is going on now with the virus had already run its course with me. As things stand, my family is still… weiterlesen

Wheat Sourdough Bread

Who doesn’t like a simple, failproof sourdough wheat bread for everyday! Prepare your sourdough in the morning, knead the main dough in the evening, and bake the loaves the following morning.  In order to achieve a strong sourdough, we mix… weiterlesen

Baguette- Sourdough vs. Poolish

Baguette Masterclass Comparing two classic baguette recipes  The division of the camps is so wide- the perception of what the best traditional french baguette is and what is sold as a baguette in Germany/Austria; or what is believed to be… weiterlesen

Artisan Bread

Sometimes you want a special type of bread to get your friends and family excited, and this recipe could be exactly the right thing. Creating such bread works best using a dough that has a high hydration level (TA 167-180). weiterlesen

Ruch Bread with Seed Mixture

The deeply browned and cracked crust of this bread creation fills the kitchen with only the rich aroma that can arise from baking bread. The aroma lingers for hours after baking.  The whole, un-sliced loaf feels light and airy in… weiterlesen

Ruch Bread

Greetings from Richemont! We, the Bread Brothers Didi-Schelli, are starting a bread baking masterclass today. Richemont, THE international elite training facility for the bakery trade has invited us to lecture. Our idea of combining practice and theory into one… weiterlesen

Dark Soul

First of all I have to apologize to all readers, because the contributions in the last few weeks and months have been pretty rare. The reason for this was the construction of a new apartment and this has demanded a… weiterlesen

French Levain

A “French Levain” is made from an active, multistep sourdough. It differs from the multistep rye sourdough in its hydration level (TA) and its maturation time.  With a multistep wheat sourdough, I want to keep the acidity as low as… weiterlesen