France

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

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

Le Paillasse

For some time now I have been trying to emphasize certain flavors in baked goods by combining different wheat sourdoughs. This can be done either through multi-stage sourdough processes or, as in this recipe, through different types of flour. The… weiterlesen

Rustic Wheat Sourdough Baguette

After a short blogging break, it’s time to get back to work! The oven’s been staying hot while I’ve been testing out new recipes, but before I publish those, I need to share a forgotten baguette recipe. I developed it… weiterlesen

  • 13.01.2018

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

Croissants with Poolish

3rd day of Advent Poolish: 200g Wheat flour Type 700200g Water 20°C     2g Yeast Stir together the ingredients and let it rise for 2 hours at room temperature. Then the poolish matures at 4°C /18-24 hours in the refrigerator. Butter… weiterlesen

Pane Sera

Everyone is familiar with the same old question: What do I do with the sourdough that I always have left over from feeding or baking? Right, well you throw all of it into a recipe, knead a dough and then… weiterlesen

Choux Pastry- Eclair

Choux pastry is known for its almost neutral taste that, in addition to the large cavities on the inside, lends itself to being filled with both sweet and savory fillings. The choux pastry is unique in its production: from the… weiterlesen

Chocolate Butter Cake

After a short summer break I am finally going to kick things off again with a coffee cake that has a lot to offer in taste and looks. The recipe is made with honey instead of sugar, which gives the… weiterlesen

Spent Grain Bread Twists

Baking different types of bread from spent grains has long been on my baking list, but what are spent grains? In food production, spent grains are the residual malt from beer production. Production of spent grains: In malt houses, barley… weiterlesen

Wine Flatbreads

There are wine flatbreads or crispbread on every supermarket shelf and there are no limits to the flavors. How much and which spices you use is up to you, but as always, the following rule applies: less is more! Before… weiterlesen