Artisan Bread – Step By Step Pictorial

Artisan Bread made by hand using the  Stretch and Fold Method. 750g flour (High Protein/Bread Flour) 525g water (70% hydration) 4g yeast  22g salt The flour and water are mixed together by hand,  and then covered and given a 20 to 30 minute autolyze rest period. After the autolyze rest, the 4g of yeast is…

Caramelized Onion and Poppy Seed Baguettes

Edited October 30th, 2019 Started two batches of dough on Thursday. Both were 750g batches at 70% hydration. One batch I turned into a  Caramelized Onion and Poppy Seed version.  I tasted a sample of onion and poppy seed bread while in Victoria last week. Decided that I would make my own version. I winged…

Bread

Just a few of the breadsbaked late August and September. Sourdough Crumb More Sourdough Crumb~~ ~~My basic breads.  Finished rising.Divided into eight and resting for 20 minutesbefore shaping. Shaped and ready to proof. Just out of the oven. Crumb  Batards Crumb Makes great toast. Kaiser Buns  Topped with sesame seeds Hot Beef Sandwiches 23″ BaguetteI…

Apple Pie with Leaf Crust

Baked an apple pie for our Thanksgiving dessert. Decorate with handcut leaves. Ready for the oven. Just out of the oven.   Cooling on a wire rack.  All butter crust. ~~ ~~ PRINT APPLE PIE RECIPEBasic Apple Pie===============5 or 6 applesjuice of half a lemon1/2 cup of white sugar1/2 cup of brown sugarcinnamon to taste2…

Mexican Dinners

Another catch-up post.   This one sharing the Tex-Mex/Mexican meals we have had in the last few weeks. My favourite Chili.  Topped with cheese, onion and salsa and served with home-made flour tortillas. Homemade Flour Tortillas 2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon to 1/4 cup lard/shortening1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 cup warm water (might need a bit…

Our Boards

Our boards on display at  Muffet and Louisa  in Victoria And and at The Market Kitchen Granville Island Vancouver