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…

Stiff Dough Sourdough Bread

This week’s theme is ‘Breads of a kind’ and it is as if this theme was picked just for me. I was so ecstatic to see this and the buns theme in the same month. That just means more baking and it got a spring to my step. As I continue discovering innumerable things about…

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…

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. Till then we can enjoy this awesome looking and delicious cheese bread. Why I…

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…

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…

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…

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 hasĀ  minimal toppings with the most popular one being onion…

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…