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La Gâche

This is where the “Art of Baking” really comes into focus! What can I say? I didn’t want to do plaits, buttons, and I just couldn’t look at another pan loaf, but I didn’t expect for the first try to… 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

Mixed Wheat Bread

Sometimes the simplest recipes have the greatest potential for everyday bread. The strong rye sourdough and the portion of whole wheat give the bread a light tangy taste. The softened and roasted old bread gives the loaf more flavor and… 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

Wurzel-Sepp

With these summer temperatures nobody really wants to be in the kitchen and so the recipe fits perfectly for this time. Biga is used as a pre-dough and it can mature either for 12 hours at room temperature or for… 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

Turtle Bread

What else are you supposed to name a bread that looks like a turtle? If you didn’t know it, you might think the form is achieved through scoring or cuts. You’d be wrong, because here a small piece of dough… weiterlesen

50% Kamut

For a few months now, various ancient grain flours have been in storage that are just waiting to find a place in some baking experiments. Usually the recipe is adapted to the type of flour, but how different are kamut,… weiterlesen

Rye Toast

This toast bread is one of the many recipes that I was missing in my blog! The recipe varies from classic toast bread in how you make the pre-dough. Both a rye sourdough and a poolish made of rye and… weiterlesen

Bread St. Vith

After having to postpone my trip, I was finally able to visit Saint-Vith, Belgium, where Puratos opened its Sourdough Library a few years ago. The library’s goal is to collect sourdough in all its diversity and… weiterlesen

French Meringue

18th day of Advent Ingredients:  300g egg whites300g fine granulated sugar 150g powdered sugar   10g wheat starch        + dark chocolate to decorate (e.g. Robe Noire) Instructions: Sieve the powdered sugar and the wheat starch.Beat the egg whites and half the granulated… weiterlesen

Cookies

15th day of Advent Ingredients: 300g raw cane sugar175g wheat flour type 700170g softened butter  50g egg (1)110g rolled oats140g ground, roasted hazelnuts 2-4mm110g bakers chocolate, in small pieces (e.g. Maracaibo Clasificado, 65%) 50g chopped cranberries  1/2 TL baking powder  1/2… weiterlesen