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Crusty Flat Bread - Annabel Langbein – Recipes. Place warm water in a large mixing bowl (a bread maker or electric mixer with a dough blade is ideal if you have one).

Crusty Flat Bread - Annabel Langbein – Recipes

Sprinkle yeast over the water and allow to stand for 2 minutes. Mix in the mashed potato and the ¼ cup olive oil. Stir in the flour and salt and mix until the dough just starts to come away from the sides of the bowl. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured board and using lightly oiled hands knead about 30 times (or for 3-4 minutes on the dough cycle of a bread maker).

Place the dough into a lightly oiled bowl. When you’re ready to cook your bread, place a baking stone on the centre shelf of the oven and preheat oven to 220˚C. Slide the baking paper with the dough on it off the tray and onto the preheated baking stone. Repeat with the other ball of dough. Yeast bread. 2 Ingredient Pizza Dough Recipe - Dinner. Brioche - Tang Zhong Method. Learning the Tang Zhong method has always been on my list.

Brioche - Tang Zhong Method

The Tang Zhong method (also known as water roux method) was introduced by Japanese author, Yvonne Chen. A method basically using a slightly warm water roux (a combination of water and bread flour) which helps generate a light and tender loaf of bread. Her book ‘The 65º Bread Doctor’ popularized the method and revealed the secret to produce a soft and fluffy loaf.

The method of mixing water and flour sounds simple right? But knowing my history with yeast, it would be very easy to go wrong. I share with you a very special guest post from my Anglo-Swiss friend, Rosa from Rosa Yummy Yums. Take it away, Rosa. At the moment, I regularly receive e-mails from bloggers who ask me to write posts for them. This Friday, I am extremely thrilled to present you with my most recent edible “coup de coeur” and I wish to warmly thank Anuradha for opening the doors of her lovely platform to me. . - Louis Bromfield, American novelist (1896-1956) 1. 3. Bread 101: Olive Oil Bread. Bread 101 is tackling a simple and everyday bread today.

Bread 101: Olive Oil Bread

Great when served with a bowl of pasta, a hearty soup, a chunk of meat or a simple stew. What I like about this versatile bread is that all the ingredients will be already be in your pantry. This is the Olive Oil Bread. Olive oil produces a nice soft crumb and a tender crust, making this one of the most versatile breads to make. Try an additions and combinations of your choice: olives, fresh herbs, garlic, cheese or even sun dried tomatoes. Our guest today is Nancy, from Spicie foodie, a photographer extraordinaire currently living in Europe. Take it away, Nancy. Homemade Olive Garden Breadsticks. We LOVE bread in my home!

Homemade Olive Garden Breadsticks

When I saw this recipe for Homemade Olive Garden Breadsticks, I definitely wanted to give them a try. These breadsticks are so good, and pretty easy to make! They would make a GREAT side dish to your meal! Pin It By Chef in Training February 17, 2012. Homemade Breadsticks. One thing my mom does for my siblings and I still to this day (yes, I am married and have 2 kids) is make a dinner for our birthdays. No matter how old we get, it is something we look forward to. We live just an hour away from my parents, so the drive is never too far. My sister had her birthday last month and we all went to my parents place to celebrate.

My Favorite Pizza Dough. (note: I’ve edited this recipe since originally posting it here in 2008.

My Favorite Pizza Dough

Enjoy!) 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour (original recipe had 1 3/4 cups white flour and 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour)1/4 cup olive oil (original recipe had 2 tbsp oil)1 1/3 cup warm water1 packet yeast (1/4th oz)2 tsp sea salt In a mixing bowl, combine the warm water and yeast. Stir in the salt and flour and mix on medium high speed on your KitchenAid for 5 minutes. While the mixer is going, drizzle in the olive oil. When the dough is soft and elastic, take out of the bowl, rub with olive oil and then place back in the bowl, cover with a dish towel and let rise for one hour. After the dough has doubled in size, cut in half to make two large pizza doughs or make mini doughs. No Knead Bread: so easy a 4-yr old can make it! No Knead Focaccia. As you’ve probably noticed by now, I have a thing for unleavened bread, especially unleavened bread made in the wok using a highly unlikely Uyghur noodle dough recipe.

No Knead Focaccia

I’ve turned that into chapatis, tortillas, pierogies, spaghetti, medieval dumplings and ravioli. I keep a ball of it in the fridge at all times, just as others might keep, say, a tube of Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough or a jar of Velveeta. Now, although I still have my softball sized lump of Uyghur dough in the fridge (made lovelier by using the leftover whey from last week’s foray into cheese making), I wanted to celebrate the fact that neither I nor Doug is working this weekend. You have no idea how rare an occurrence this is. Usually I’m away, and sometimes if I’m not, he is. This weekend, we are both at home and we’re honouring this by barely leaving the house, drinking a ton of coffee, watching Ancient Aliens (Mayan Prophesy! And that pizza got me thinking. Pizza here, the edible kind, doesn’t come cheap. The Dough. Rosemary & Garlic Focaccia.

Let’s get decadent!

Rosemary & Garlic Focaccia

Ok, so maybe not really decadent. It’s just simply bread with a foreign sound to it. I do notice that a lot of people get intimidated when it comes to cooking outside their normal repertoire, especially when it’s something in a foreign language. Cheese Pinwheel Rolls. Sooner or later, all my conversations inevitably turn to food.

Cheese Pinwheel Rolls

Don’t believe me? Call me up sometime and try to, say, sell me some insurance. Crusty Bread. Jan. 1, 2015: Just released.

Crusty Bread

Instructional video for the Crusty Bread recipe. Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day & Back to Basics ~ tips and techniques to create a great loaf in 5 minutes a day. Note that there is an updated version of this post, click here to view.

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day & Back to Basics ~ tips and techniques to create a great loaf in 5 minutes a day.

Recently we have seen lots of new readers on the website who are asking wonderful questions about how to perfect their loaves. First I’d like to say welcome to the site and thank you for trying the bread. Amazing Artisan Bread for 40 Cents a Loaf - No Kneading, No Fussing, No&Kidding - StumbleUpon. Update: If you're interested, I've written an update on this technique here. What if I told you that instead of buying bakery bread for four or five dollars a loaf, you could make delicious handmade bread whenever you wanted, at a fraction of the cost and it is so easy a kid could do it? Well, read on because this method of making artisan bread at home will change your life. You can make incredible bread without having to do all the usual time consuming tasks of breadmaking :