Stiff Dough Sourdough Bread

The best part of baking sourdough bread is that it can be adapted to any schedule, weather and time. I love this stiff dough sourdough bread because it is perfect to bake during the Indian summer when the chances of over proofing are so high. What is a stiff dough sourdough bread? A stiff dough…

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Seeded Sourdough Boule for Bread Bakers

Now that I have figured out the basics of baking a sourdough bread, I decided to take the next step with some delicious additions to the loaf. I thought of giving it some crunch with pumpkin seeds and a good bite with replacing some of the all purpose flour with whole wheat flour. As of…

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Sourdough bread – Coil Fold

Today we have the second in the series of ‘Bread of a kind’. I have made another sourdough bread, a boule but this time I have used the coil folding method instead of the usual stretch and fold method for strengthening and developing the gluten in the dough. Coil fold seemed easier to me and…

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Chocolate Chocochip Bread

I believe I deserve a pat on the back for discovering this dish. It is a chocolate bread with chocochips and raisins and the perfect way to bridge the gap between my need to bake yeast breads and the family’s need to eat sweet. I will be honest here – I am never satisfied with…

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Cheese Bread

So I have been having a good run at home what with baking more breads (especially this cheese bread) as compared to cookies or cake. But I will soon be caught out by the family and made to bake something sweet. I do not understand the love for sweet treats. I can happily live the…

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Masala stuffed Buns

I love all breads but I have a special soft corner for stuffed buns and breads. It makes for sumptuous snacks and the possibilities are endless. Stuffed buns are my favorite gateway to finish up leftovers and clear out the refrigerator. Though I did not use leftovers for this one since I had guests over…

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Bread Bowl

This bread bowl ticks off another item on my bucket list or should I say bread list. I have been meaning to make a bread bowl but somehow never got to it. Like we know, Bake-a-thon is made just to correct such situations. The best part of it was I got the daughter to have…

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Spicy Coriander Bread

It is December and so it is Bake-a-thon which is a legitimate justifiable reason to turn on the oven every couple of days to post baked dishes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I wanted to have a proper theme and everything but the family is in a super non co-operative mode and so I could…

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Basil & Garlic Focaccia

The final dish for this week’s theme of Global Cuisine is this beautiful Basil & Garlic Focaccia. It is one of the most popular breads of Italy and has undergone so many changes over the years. The traditional focaccia does not have any toppings or has  minimal toppings with the most popular one being onion…

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Veggie Calzone

For the second day of the Global Cuisine theme, I have another bread from Italy – the calzone. It is a veggie calzone and the perfect way to sneak in all veggies that your family would not eat. Calzones are pizzas with the toppings used as stuffings. Why I like this bread? A healthier version…

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