Tag Archives: Bread
As a child I loved this dark, moist rye bread, which in Holland we call Frisian Rye bread (Fries roggebrood, our version of a pumpernickel).
I never thought that one day I would make it myself and the result would be so rewarding! You have to be patient with this one, because it takes about 10 hours… >>
There are a lot of different recipes and methods and we tried several of them with varying results. This recipe is a winner with us. It doesn’t take a lot of your time. But it’s a two stage one, so keep in mind you have to plan in advance and start Friday to have your Brioche for Saturday’s brunch. Even though it’s a simplified version of the classic French recipe, the taste and texture have convinced us more than… >>
Naans are traditionally cooked in a Tandoor or earthen oven. But making them yourself, using your own oven can also lead to very satisfying results. It’s so much fun seeing them puff up after you ‘trow’ them on a hot stone or wired rack. 5 minutes later and you are already enjoying your homemade flatbread! >>
Do NOT store bread in your fridge because the temperature of the fridge (about 5 degrees Celsius) is about the worst climate for keeping bread so it’s the fastest way to old and stale loaves and rolls. Store it in your freezer or in a plastic bag at room temperature. The best thing of course is to eat it after it has (almost) cooled down…..more tips… >>