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Sourdough ciabatta

Sourdough ciabatta

Ciabatta, the famous Italian slipper. You can mass produced variation of this bread almost everywhere so it feels like it has been with us forever. But do you know that ciabatta is only 36 years old? In terms of bread history it is infancy! For me it doesn’t matter, I love this bread. It’s soft oily crumb, open texture. It is absolutely amazing when sliced, drizzled with olive oil and lightly grilled. It makes ideal base for bruschetta as well….

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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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