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21 March, 2011

Normandy Apple Bread

Normandy Apple Bread
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Trying to catch up on the breads I missed over the last few months while moving across the country, I chose to do the Normandy Apple Bread from our February list over at MellowBakers.com. Again, this bread took a bit of pre-set up preparation although not as convoluted as yesterday’s Aloo Paratha. The ‘unusual’ aspects
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1 August, 2010

Baguettes with Poolish

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Here we are at bread no. 17 for the Mellow Bakers, Baguettes with Poolish from Hamelman’s amazing book,  “What, baguettes again? Didn’t you just do these last month?” Yes indeed, I did baguettes last month. However, these are different! This time around, the dough is made with a poolish pre-ferment (equal parts flour and water plus
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20 July, 2010

French Bread times Eight

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French bread, one of the most iconic styles of all, especially the baguette style. This was bread no. 15 in our Hamelman series for the Mellow Bakers. This specific variety is a “straight dough” which means that all ingredients are combined at one without pre-ferments and other secondary steps. Mix it, proof it, shape it,
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