Wheat

Wood Chopper

On account of its easy production, this bread is sure to find many new fans. Hobby bakers often have problems recognizing the optimal proof and too little attention is given to the impact of steam. So we can just bake… weiterlesen

Miller’s Bread

Sourdoughs made from different flour types and grades have varying results on the activity level and the flavor profile. It makes absolute sense to combine these into one bread. In addition to a well-rounded flavor, you get additional security in… weiterlesen

Sourdough Whole Wheat Bread

Before I change back to other bread categories, I wanted to bake something unconventionally American for the whole grain lovers. I must say, that I wasn’t always a fan of wheat bread with a high content of whole grain. Seldom… weiterlesen

Country Bread

Every time I am amazed at the simple raw ingredients you can use to bake bread. Once you get a taste for it, it never lets you go, because if you are looking for a natural bread, sourdough bread is… weiterlesen

Siegerland Hausbrot

After the Siegerland crusty bread comes a reader request for a Hausbrot from this region. It is quite fun to bake a bread according to only a few details. The details were a dark crumb, shiny crust, extremely long shelf-life… weiterlesen

Chestnut Bread

So I promised my readers a spelt stollen and what comes out of it – a “chestnut bread”. After the 3 unsuccessful attempts to produce an edible spelt stollen (2 of them got whiplash from being thrown across the bakery),… weiterlesen

Rosenstuten

Rosenstuten are mixed wheat breads that are made with a mix of wheat and rye flours (85% wheat: 15% rye). Since mixed wheat breads are usually eaten fresh, unfortunately too little attention is paid to their shelf life. Sourdough and… weiterlesen

Siegerland Crusty Bread

This Siegerland crusty bread is a mixed rye bread that is made with a 3-stage process. The flour mixture is made from 70% rye flour and 30% wheat flour, whereby the wheat portion is divided between Type 700 and Type… weiterlesen

Lebkuchen Dough (Gingerbread)

Lebkuchen, also known as Lebzelten, Pfefferkuchen, Gewürzkuchen or Honigkuchen, is a sweet, strongly spiced, pastry with a long shelf-life that is found in many shapes and variations. In many cultures it is an integral part of Christmas baking, though only… weiterlesen

Advent Wreath

Advent, Advent ein Lichtlein brennt. Erst eins, dann zwei, dann drei, dann vier, dann steht das Christkind vor der Tür.” This poem is about the Advent season and will be recited and sung in many kindergartens over the next few… weiterlesen

Christstollen

The Christmas stollen, which is supposed to symbolize the Christ child wrapped in a white swaddle, is still one of the most popular breads during Advent season. The name of the pastry varies depending on the region but is called … weiterlesen