Our Bread Blog
We started blogging before blogging was a word or a thing. We're gathering our posts here. Enjoy!
2020-07-26 – If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck! Hello Bread Heads! Class notes – The LONG awaited better Internet connection is here at our house! As a result, we are starting to offer classes again. We are delighted! Our current game plan is to send a “care package” to students in the USA containing all …Read More →
2020-06-25 Pizza AND TRADITION!! From Mike’s (more or less) Weekly Baking Tips Let’s change course in the middle of the data stream… let’s talk pizza! AHHH!!! Pizza! One of my favorite YouTube series is “Real Dough – is it pizza?” Scott Wiener (owner of Scott’s Pizza Tours in New York City – I really want …Read More →
2020-06-18 Yet Another Mixer Shootout Should I hook, or should I roll? We could turn that into a rock’n’roll anthem! What’s it all about? Hang in for a few more paragraphs, and you’ll be in with the in crowd! Like many bakers, I grew weary of my KitchenAid mixer. I wanted more capacity than the …Read More →
2020-06-05 It Doesn’t HAVE To Be Difficult! Sometimes, OK – all too often, we make baking bread harder than it has to be. Feed the sourdough starter for three days. Make a preferment for 12 to 18 hours. Bake the bread in a dutch oven or a wood fired oven that has never cooled in …Read More →
2020-05-28 Secrets of Bread Pudding and Class Comments – Mike’s (more or less) Weekly Baking Tips Hi Bread Heads! I thought I’d better send another note out before people start asking if I’m dead. I’m not dead, not even wounded or ailing! Time gets a bit strange when you’re livin’ on Corona Time! (I looked …Read More →
2020-05-13 – Oops, What Do We Do With All That Bread, and Hopes for Classes! Hello Bread Heads! A former student had a team building exercise class with us some time ago. It must have gone well because she recently contacted me REALLY wanting to have another class. It turns out her staffers are spread …Read More →