Best bread recipes
‘Fluitje’ is a Dutch word meaning little whistle. My dad is to blame for us calling this loaf a fluitje. So it is really a tribute to him and his tendency to ‘brand’ a concoctions that is new or different to him with a name of his own invention. But he isn’t the only one. Our pain rustique is also called ‘Marieke bread’ by several people, it’s just easier for them I guess, although it’s not very fair to Ed who is usually doing most of the pain rustique making and… [Read More...]
Our Christmas stollen bread recipe is very dear to us. It is not one to impress with an extensive list of ingredients. It is not overstuffed with candied fruits and nuts. No, our stollen is all about taste and the optimum ratio between filling and bread and staying true to the taste we know and love from our childhood. Of course you can add as much … [Read More...]
This bread has such great taste and such a nice bite plus, combined with the scattered sweetness of the big raisins, every bite is a delight. I strongly recommend that every home baker fan of the rye taste makes this bread. It is one of my top 3 favorite breads. Shaping it is a bit like working with clay, as you can see in the pictures. It feels a bit like… [Read More...]
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… [Read More...]