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BreadStorm™ Bread Formulation Software Parmesan Crackers | A Bread A Day Week Forty-Nine: Breads With Cheese Parmesan, that buttery, nutty, and hard grating cheese, has a unique melting characteristic among cheeses. When heated and cooled, a pile of plain parmesan slumps into a crisp, almost crackerly thing. Called a “frico” when prepared thusly, it’s something like what I was expecting from this recipe. Originally, the recipe was titled “Biscotti alla Parmigiana“, implying a fairly specific item, crunchy and heavily parmesan-forward. The word “biscotti” literally means “twice-cooked”, which these are certainly not. These crackers, on the other hand, are made from a reasonably even mixture of flour, butter, and parmesan cheese. Having gotten that semantic chip off my shoulder, I will say that Ms. A bit too soft to serve with any sort of dip or spread, these crackers make a nice wine or cocktail hour pairing, and are a delightful garnish for soups, especially your favorite tomato soup. 1. 2. 3. 4. Notes: 1. 2.

Farine Baking Measurements and Conversions - Click below for measurements and conversions: All conversions in the charts below are approximate and most have been rounded up or down to the nearest whole number for easy measuring. Equivalent Measures U.S. Standard Measure and Metric Conversion The following chart is a guide for converting standard US measurements to metric measurements. Fahrenheit and Centigrade (Celsius) Conversion The following chart is a guide for converting from Fahrenheit to Centigrade. Convert Fahrenheit to Centigrade (Celsius) Subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit reading, multiply by 5, and then divide by 9 to find the Centigrade reading.For example: 160o F – 32 = 128; 128 × 5 = 640; 640 ÷ 9 = 71.11o C; round down to 70o C. for the >oven setting. Convert Centigrade (Celsius) to Fahrenheit Multiply the Centigrade reading by 9, divide by 5, and then add 32 to find the Fahrenheit reading.For example: 70o C × 9 = 630; 630 ÷ 5 = 126; 126 + 32 = 158o F; round up to 160o F for the >oven setting.

Conversion of measures of ingredients calculator, weight, volume, Fahrenheit °F to Celsius °C. Flour butter sugar rice oats liquids to cups to grams gm ounces milliliters ml fl oz. Convert measures of ingredients for cooking & more Select a FOOD PRODUCT and then a measure in : butter margarine table salt cocoa powder active dry yeast fresh yeast Pick a FLOUR type and then its measure in : all purpose flour (apf) bread flour cake flour 00 flour type plain white flour (pf) rye flour self raising flour (srf) wholemeal flour whole wheat flour (wwf) buckwheat flour cornflour gluten free flour (gff) potato flour rice flour soy flour Select a SUGAR type and then its measure in : brown sugar caster sugar confectioners' sugar icing sugar powdered sugar raw sugar Pick a weight mass measure in : centigrams ( cg - cgm ) dekagrams ( dkg - dag ) drams ( dr ) grains ( gr ) grams ( g ) hundredweights US ( cwt short ) hundredweights U.K. ( cwt long ) kilograms ( kg ) milligrams ( mg ) newtons earth ( N ) ounces ( oz ) troy ounces ( oz t - ozt ) pennyweights ( dwt - pwt ) pounds ( lb - lbs ) pounds troy ( lb t - lbt ) quarters - Imperial ( qrt. unit ) quarters long - inf. ( qrt. uk ) quarters US ( qrt. ) stones ( st ) gills ( gi )

The Bread Bakers Guild of America TIPS: dough ball sizes and weights for common bread shapes I wanted a quick reference list for dough ball sizes for common items I bake: breads, rolls, pizza. I haven't found one on TFL, maybe it's here, but no luck yet. So I figured I'd share what I have so far. Pizzas 12" pizza, personal (plate-sized): 175g (thin) - 250g (thicker)14" pizza, thin crust, NYC style: 450g14" pizza, medium "american" crust style: 540g16" pizza, thin crust, NYC style: 567g Sourdough and Rustic Loaves Regular free-form loaf (boule) of sourdough: 1000gSmall free-form loaf (boule): 750g"Standard" loaf-pan loaf (9.25" x5.25"x2.75"), heavier multigrain bread or sourdough: 1100g Other Breads "Standard" loaf-pan loaf (9.25" x5.25"x2.75"), light lean bread: 800g 12" hoagie/sandwich roll: 227g6"/7" hoagie/sandwich roll: 113g Standard baguette: 340gHome oven baguette: 200-250g Large pretzel: 160gBagel: 96-113g Burger & hot dog buns: 92gSmall soft dinner roll: 48g Feel free to comment or add other recommended values.

Baking Glossary Bakers throw around a lot of terms and often don't define them. As I use jargon I'll try to start recording it here for the sake of building up a reference. ABAA: Artisan Baking Across America, by Maggie Glezer. A book featuring profiles of artisan bakers and recipes for some of their breads. autolyse: a technique for improving gluten development without heavy kneading. Baker’s percentage:a convention for listing the ingredients in a dough in which the quantity of each ingredient is expressed a percentage of the total amount of flour. BBA: The Bread Baker's Apprentice, a book by Peter Reinhart. Banneton: a woven basket, sometimes lined with linen, used to hold a shaped loaf while it is proofing. Batard: a loaf that has an oval or oblong shape. Biga: a term used variously as a very stiff (~50% hydration preferment), or as a generic term for preferment. Boule: a round loaf (French for "ball"). Brotform: a coiled cane basket used to hold a shaped loaf while it is proofing. KAF: King Arthur Four.

Monastery Bread Baguettes with Poolish | Bread cetera It’s been said that the baguette, although one of the simplest breads (being comprised of only flour, water, yeast and salt), is perhaps the most difficult bread to make well. A good baguette has a thin, crisp crust, a light and airy crumb having a distribution of both large and small air pockets (alveoli), and a slightly sweet, almost nutty flavor. Being the perfectionist that I am, I would also add that a good baguette has to look enticing, being a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. La Grigne The baguette formula used here is a modification of the Baguettes with Poolish formula described by Hamelman on page 101 of Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes (see book for baker’s percentages). The main changes were in the method of mixing (see Musings on Mixing…), the amount of yeast used in the final dough and the elimination of the folding step. Poolish10.6 oz. Prepare the poolish the night before baking. Mature poolish Ingredients fully incorporated Steam set-up

BreAdventure Master Class: Chef Nancy Silverton explains how to make focaccia » Nancy Silverton explains how to make focaccia By Nancy Silverton and Carolynn Carreño, Special to the Los Angeles Times May 26, 2011 We've all been there. Until then, I was not a fan of focaccia. But I wanted to love focaccia. My optimism was justified that day in Matera. Fortunately, figuring out how to re-create foods, or my versions of them anyway, is my strength. A lot of home cooks believe there are professional secrets to how certain foods are made, but what I have learned is that more often than not, the steps or ingredients that make a dish special — whether it's gelato, ragú Bolognese or, in this case, focaccia — are far simpler than we might imagine. These techniques are usually not carefully guarded secrets. But the other thing I did, which anyone can do, is observe very carefully. My first clues came when I visited a panificio, or bakery, in Conversano, in Puglia. First, I saw that the focaccia was baked in a round cake pan.

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