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Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour (usually wheat) and water, usually by baking
Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour (usually wheat) and water, usually by baking.
Bread may be leavened by naturally occurring microbes (e.g. sourdough), chemicals (e.g. baking soda), industrially produced yeast, or high-pressure aeration, which creates the gas bubbles that fluff up bread. In many countries, commercial bread often contains additives to improve flavour, texture, colour, shelf life, nutrition, and ease of production.
I didn't just add orange to the banana bread recipe I posted recently. I overhauled it. Firstly, it doesn't need the nuts that a lot of people like to add to banana bread recipes. Secondly, the teaspoon of cinnamon I used last time wasn't nearly enough.
Technique-wise, I find that it makes more...
I wanted to put my new food processor through its paces, so I churned out a standard wheat sandwich loaf:
Worked out really well, the food processor didn’t budge at all and was very quiet while kneading away at a 4-cups-of-flour dough.
I made my first bread a couple of weeks back and it turned out well, but I would like to try the same bread with pumpkin seeds in it. What I'm not sure about is how many seeds to add. Would half a cup seem like a reasonable amount? When should I add the seeds? At the very...
This is a bread machine version. But you can make dough by hand or stand mixer. After first rise/proof follow below instructions/directions.
Ms. Mofet's Jalapeño Bagels (Bread Machine Version)
1 1/4 C. warm water (105°F - 115°F)
3 1/2 C. all-purpose flour (will need extra for kneading)
This is a Madhur Jaffrey recipe.
Very easy to make. For 6 poori:
3/8 cups each of AP and whole wheat flours
1/2 tsp salt
about 1 Tbsp vege oil
1/4 to 3/8 cup water.
Mix flours and salt together. Drizzle in oil and work in with fingers until you have a breadcrumb looking mixture. Start with...
Delicious Indian bread with a spicy potato stuffing.
2 medium size potatoes, peeled and boiled
1 and 1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp amchur powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 large green chilli chopped finely
1 handful coriander...
Khachapuri is a Georgian cheese bread and it absolutely delicious. I got introduced to this several years ago when I took a trip to Russia. This is a meal on it’s own but also goes great with a salad or soup.
I’m at work at can’t get my own recipe up but the one I pasted below is very close and...
This beer bread is easy, delicious, and goes extremely well with soups, stews, and pasta. It also makes an excellent sandwich bread, especially for tomato sandwiches. I couldn’t swear to it, but I think the recipe is originally from one of the Heartsmart cookbooks by Bonnie Stern...
I'm not gluten free, but I do love chickpeas so this recipe was a must try for me.
I used a very light vegan Pilsner beer, but any vegan beer would make it vegan. But if you want a gluten-free loaf, you'll need to track down a gluten free beer. And if you don't want to use beer or can't have...
I have some Ezekiel bread which is currently in the freezer. On Thursday, I'm going away until Sunday and want to take some Ezekiel bread with me. The place where I'm staying has a fridge, but no freezer.
Once I take it out of the freezer, does it matter if I put in the fridge or leave it at...
400 gms plain flour
1 tsp dried yeast
250 mls warm water
1 tsp salt
Splash of olive oil
Fleur du sel for topping
A bit more olive oil
Mix the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl until the dough comes together. You may need a little bit more flour or water to make a...
Bhatura (Fried Yoghurt Bread)
Makes about 16 bhaturas
250 gms all purpose flour
2 tsps ghee or melted butter
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp dried yeast or bicarbonate of soda
100 gms full fat natural yoghurt
4 TBSPS warm water (plus a little more if necessary)
Vegetable oil for...
Adding water to preheated vessel during baking bread helps create steam to make for a more crispy crust, does that work all the time? My Sourdough needs a more crispy crust and that is the only thing I know that helps. When it's cooled, it's more "leathery" and I want it to, if anything get...
I'm making my own sourdough starter and when it's "ready" I intend to make a delicious sourdough boule. My first starter "Breddie Mercury" did not make it and passed, I made a new starter "Bread Savage" and I'm now on day 3 following a very strict recipe from Joshua Weissman, apparently he's...
130 gm Dry bread
Milk (for soaking the bread)
400 gm Finely minced (ground) pork
250 gm Onion, chopped
6 Garlic cloves, chopped
1⁄2 tsp Sage
1 tsp Parsley
Salt and black pepper
Break up the bread into a bowl and cover it with milk. Allow the bread to soak for at least...
The other day, I picked up this jar of yeast at Whole Foods. I normally buy the PACKETS of yeast, but I saw this & bought it instead. How do you buy YOUR yeast? The jar size helps save you from having to buy it as much, but DO be careful, as you must try to use it up before the expiration date...
With bread from the shop, I can take two slices, put on what I choose eg peanut butter then put one slice on top of the other.
If I were to make my own bread, how do I divide it into slices of equal weight and similar size without using a professional slicer?
Once I've sliced the bread, I would...