Tag Archives: fluffy

Kale, Gruyère & Pony Bean Panade

I may have just discovered my favourite food of all time: Panade.  What is a panade you may ask?  Well, it’s a savoury bread pudding that tastes like French onion soup with soggy bread.  Which I know is not the most appealing-sounding thing — but think about it: a bread casserole baked in veggie stock […]

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Opera makes for some awesome bread

As I’ve been performing for the last two weeks (you know, the “Opera” part of “Kitchen Operas”), the routine has gotten a little out of whack.  There have been lots of quick meals, and lots of eating on the run. In order to regain some stability in my life yesterday, I thought it was time […]

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Feeding a Sourdough Starter

After much reading of bread books, and research on The Fresh Loaf forums, I have come up with a system for feeding my two pets sourdough starters living with me, so that they can feed me with bread! I have two sourdough starters right now, a whole wheat starter that I built up from scratch, […]

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Starting with Sourdough

My current fascination obsession with sourdough began earlier this year, when I picked up a copy of Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads: New Techniques, Extraordinary Flavor. As a novice bread baker, I had attempted a few (surprisingly beautiful and delicious) of Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread loaves in various combinations of white and whole wheat flours, […]

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