White bread

Country Wheat

Unfortunately, over the past few years only direct processing has been used in the production of wheat-based bread. In the last few decades, direct processes have displaced the familiar pre-dough processes such as sourdough and pre-dough. The use of pre-dough… weiterlesen

Flavor Rolls

For my next baking experiment I tried combining the salt-yeast process, a pre-dough, and a long, cold fermentation. Just as with other fermented products like wine and cheese, the long fermentation time increases the richness of flavor. Though these rolls… weiterlesen

White Loaves

My first experiment with the Salt-Yeast process favored this white bread. For me, this white bread is a classic but it has all but disappeared from the market in recent years. The quality of white loaves has been reduced by… weiterlesen

Poolish Baguette

Baguettes are very simple in that they are made from only the essential ingredients of flour, water, salt and yeast.  And it is precisely this simplicity that requires a high level of knowledge and skill in order to achieve a good… weiterlesen

Batard aux graines

The batard aux grain is a French wheat bread to which a blend of roasted seeds is added. The seed mix is made of sesame, poppy, and flax seeds and is roasted in a 230°C  oven. Before the seeds cool… weiterlesen

Rustic Baguette

Today, here is another baguette that is made in a unique way. Since baguettes are usually made with wheat sourdough or wheat poolish, a rye poolish would be a very unique substitution.. The production process of a rye poolish is… weiterlesen

Milk Bread

For my next bread offering I chose this milk bread. From the addition of milk, breads take on an especially tender crumb as well as a wonderful color on the crust. For the recipe there are two pre-doughs: A milk… weiterlesen

Flatbread

For the pentecost weekend coming up I want to start the grill, and with it the flat bread! For this flat bread recipe, there are two pre-doughs that form the backbone for the crispy crust and the tender crumb. The… weiterlesen

No Knead – Spelt

For my next to last recipe about spelt, I opted for a no-knead recipe. Perhaps the special thing about this recipe was the way it proofed, because the bread matured for 12-14 hours at room temperature. The whole recipe does… weiterlesen

Spelt Ciabatta

Since I’ve received some questions about spelt recently, I would like to dedicate my next recipes to the grain. I have planned three recipes, with something for everyone, from beginners to professionals. Since I’m not really a spelt-master myself, I… weiterlesen

Schrotling

The next bread that I want to introduce you to is called the Schrotling. This is a special bread that has a few particular characteristics. About half of the rye flour in this recipe comes in the form of sourdough,… weiterlesen