• Birthday Brunch

    Last weekend, a friend of mine and I celebrated our birthdays with a birthday brunch. Both of us cooked things, and then a bunch of people came over to eat them and to hang out. It was pretty great.

  • Forays into the Realm of Sourdough Bread Baking

    Following the success of the sourdough bread from the Bread Feast, I was highly motivated to continue experimenting with sourdough breads. And so I began a more-than-month-long process of producing

  • Fig & Walnut Bread

    My recent bread feast involved, among other breads, a fig & walnut loaf. It was made with Italian type 00 flour, dried mission figs and walnuts. It also had a thin, crisp, salty malt syrup crust.

  • A Saturday Night Bread Feast

    On a Saturday night not long ago, we had a bread feast at our house. Planning a bread feast is always a risky endeavor, at least for me. When I'm experimenting with bread (which is how one ends up

  • Possibly My Best Bread Yet

    I usually bake all the bread we eat at home. Since I began baking for real (you can read more about that here), I’ve mostly done variations on the same recipe. But last year when I was trying to

  • Tiger Bread

    My boyfriend came home one day, all excited because he had remembered this special bread called Tijgerbrood (Tiger Bread). Actually, I think it was one of his colleagues who had asked him, if he knew