(A recipe from How to Bake a Perfect Life. ) These are actual texts from my sister a few days ago: Feb 5, 2011 7:13 pm Making sunshine fruit and honey bread 🙂 Feb 6, 2011 12:36 pm OMG OMG OMG. That bread is soooooo good I could prolly eat the whole thing!!! Feb. 7, 2011 […]
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A beautiful loaf
Jack had to have a bit of surgery this week (he’s fine, he’s fine!) and when I got home from finding out, I didn’t even take off my sweater. I gravitated to the kitchen and started pulling out flour. This is the result, a wheaty loaf, using a small amount of buckwheat in a poolish starter.
The heady alchemy of baking bread
It’s a cold winter afternoon, the kind when winter blisters past the windows, turning everything blue. Inside, I am kneading bread. Not in a bread machine but with my own palms and wrists. The dough is whole wheat, heavy and thick, and it takes muscle to punch it down, to knead and fold and press, […]
D-day is Friday. I’ve been testing recipes after I’ve done my pages for the day. Honestly? It’s a great way to write a book. Today was raisin bread day. Tomorrow morning, French toast made with the fresh raisin bread. Mmmm.