Yeast-free

Pustertaler Fruit Cake

This fruity specialty deserves to be recognized as an equal to the Stollen for Advent baking. The luxury of all the dried fruits and nuts reveals itself once the cake is sliced. A similar recipe for a fruit cake covered… weiterlesen

Nutcracker

The Ungers from Unger Wines in Frasdorf called me some time ago and offered me the opportunity to lead another bread-baking event (04.02.2022 – 06.02.2022) at their wine shop. Also on board are the Tement couple with a very high-quality… weiterlesen

Neuenburger Bread

The Neuchâtel bread is a regional Swiss canton bread. Baked as a paired loaf, however, the bread is divided when sold. While working it up, the dough is divided into pieces of equal size after it has matured and shaped… weiterlesen

Gourmet Sprout

I have created two different recipes for this bread: The first recipe (yeast-free) is made from a 2-step sourdough process and the second recipe is a 1-step sourdough preparation with a little yeast in the main dough. The flour used… weiterlesen

Ciabatta Grande

Whenever I create recipes for the blog I am a bit ambivalent and ask myself the question – with or without yeast? Sourdough extremists will always shake their heads and not use any yeast. Of course, you could bake any… weiterlesen

Pane Durum

Another recipe from the semolina corner that also happens to be easy to make and turns out great! For me, the recipe was more of an attempt with a high dose of a madre. With exactly 50% of the amount… weiterlesen

Swiss Waadtland Bread

For those that are familiar with Swiss breads, this cross-bread will likely be known. This bread has been on my to-do list for awhile, but the crumb on the original didn’t appeal to me and so I came up with… weiterlesen

Mantovane

I can still remember my time as an apprentice- back then we had these same rolls in our lineup but made with dried wheat sourdough and not with cold fermentation. Even then the taste was a stunner and the form… weiterlesen

Rye Grain

The last posts were dedicated to wholegrain lovers and are coming to an end. Now a short summary of how to bake good wholegrain breads: The finer the grind of whole wheat flour, the larger the bread volume.The coarser the… weiterlesen

Sweet Burek

Since there is already a burek recipe on the blog, the sweet version should also be covered as well. Actually, the sweet version can be compared with our apple strudel, but I think the idea to roll it into a… weiterlesen

Burek

I first discovered burek on a holiday in Croatia. I was standing in astonishment and gawking in the back courtyard of a small bakery in order to watch burek being made. I was already aware that the dough had to… weiterlesen