Fall is pretty much upon us and the start of a new cooking season begins. One that I personally find exciting and more fun. Not that I have anything against summer cooking, but enough with the salads already! 🙂 Today’s post is about brioche, this combination of flour, butter, eggs and yeast. Its delicate […]
Brioche Rolls : Yogurt : Nutella : oh so good!
Ok, this is probably one of the best things to ever have come out of my oven. An accident? very likely! Nutella and Yogurt, what a powerful combination turns out, simple and delicious and they were just sitting in my fridge …and I didn’t want them to go bad (not that nutella ever lasts that […]
Basil+Garlic Potato Bread… almost got it right!
Finally caved and bought A Girl and her Pig, where author April Bloomfield writes about her food… loved this book btw. Great book on seasonal food, simple recipes taken to higher levels by means of simplicity and respect for the integrity of the ingredients… and there it was, a potato bread recipe. Never made this […]
Basic Milk Bread=Best Bread Ever…?
Basic Milk Bread. This has to be the signature bread of some country, I have no idea, but it is incredibly good! I know (because I’ve been reading) milk bread is done in many different places, with different ratios in ingredients and different methodologies. I used a french bread recipe and instead of water, used […]
Blue Moon Bread
Beer and Bread. How cool is this!? My first beer-fermented-poolish bread! Poolish: 75g bread flour 75g Blue Moon witbier beer (lukewarm) 1/2 packet of highly active yeast Let ferment for 5 hours (should try overnight though) NOTE: A poolish semidry mixture will favor lactic acid formation giving the bread more of a milk-like taste. A […]
Brioche = Intimidating!!! tons of steps and this and that, seems crazy! I happen to have all the ingredients at hand today and not much to do, but best of all, it is Saturday, I can forget about this dough in the fridge overnight and get back to it in the am (which some famous […]
pan de jamon
Christmas Holliday venezuelan recipe, and possibly the only true all venezuelan recipe. Super simple and delicious. Dough: 1 highly active yeast packet 3 cups bread flour 4 tbsp butter 3/4 whole milk 1/4 water (to proof the yeast) 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 beaten egg 1 egg yolk + 1 tbs water […]