Italy

Wholegrain Toast

In the whole grain aisle, the toast should not be missing, but not just one to carry a spread! The first attempts to make a toast bread out of pure wholegrains were not exactly great. The treat came with a… weiterlesen

Bocca Pratese

I have had no time for the blog and everything involved with it in the recent weeks! All that is going on now with the virus had already run its course with me. As things stand, my family is still… weiterlesen

Wheat Sourdough Bread

Who doesn’t like a simple, failproof sourdough wheat bread for everyday! Prepare your sourdough in the morning, knead the main dough in the evening, and bake the loaves the following morning.  In order to achieve a strong sourdough, we mix… weiterlesen

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

Pizza- Base Dough

The easiest way to make Pizza is with a direct dough method. This method is the most widely used and most popular among pizza makers. To make it, all of the ingredients are mixed together at the same time.  The… weiterlesen

Olive Focaccia

An additional recipe with Biga is an olive focaccia. As done in the biga pizza recipe, here 100% biga is used in the main dough. The prepared main dough is softened and kneaded, then matured in the refrigerator overnight until… weiterlesen

Pizza Dough from 100% Biga

A blog reader contacted me several months ago with a pizza recipe request. The recipe was to be made with 100% biga, but how exactly would this work? Unfortunately, at the time I didn’t have a recipe to meet the… 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

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