I managed to bake again, for the first time since Storm was born. I've missed it! Unfortunately, my sourdough starter succumbed to the extreme neglect it had been subjected to, hidden there in the
I haven't been very good in writing about food and cooking during most of this pregnancy. I guess I got out of the habit a bit during the first trimester
Finally, there is a sourdough success to write about! If you don't know why that warrants an exclamation mark, have a look over here. For the past several weeks, I've been nourishing a new starter,
I've been taking a break from sourdough baking recently. It's a skill I so want to master, but I have been getting very limited motivational support from my past attempts at doing so. And being a
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.
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.
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
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