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Basic white bread

Basic white bread

If you follow me on instagram, facebook or twitter you will know that bake a lot of bread. Most of the time it is sourdough bread and I like it that way. However many people told me that they find baking sourdough too intimidating. Many times I have been asked to provide a basic yeast bread recipe that is good for beginners. I then realised that I never published the actual beginner bread recipe. I now decided it is time…

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Milk loaf

Milk loaf

It is that time in January when you are not longer full of cheese after Christmas and want to get back to simple things. One of the most simple breakfasts my family enjoys is a buttered slice of milk bread with jam or honey accompanied by a cup of freshly brewed cappuccino. Milk gives this bread a wonderfully soft crumb and little sugar added makes it a bit more special. It is delicious when freshly baked. But if for some…

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Mediterranean sourdough bread

Mediterranean sourdough bread

Anyone who follows me on instagram or facebook will know that I am very passionate about bread baking. I bake my own bread for over 4 years now and we rarely buy commercially baked products as a family. I am particularly big fan of sourdough breads. Not only they are very healthy in compare to bakes made with bakers yeast. Also, I find hugely satisfying creating delicious breads with only 3 basic ingredients: flour, water and salt. I already published…

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French toast (aka eggy bread)

French toast (aka eggy bread)

If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you will know that I love baking bread. As a family we pretty much don’t buy commercial baked goods. Putting it simply once you tasted your own baked bread you would not want to go back to the shop bought imitation. So imagine my surprise when couple of weeks ago I found a loaf of sliced, mass produced, supermarket bought white bread. My wife explained that we were expecting her grandmother…

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Sourdough Part II: The Grand Finale

Sourdough Part II: The Grand Finale

It has been said many of times but it is true, nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread when you take it out of the oven. It must be somewhere deep in our genes, passed to us by our ancestors. Bread has been a staple in our diet for centuries. In many cultures if you want to show your hospitality you offer bread to your guests, welcome them with bread, break bread with them. And sourdough is the king…

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