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Sourdough Simit

Sourdough Simit

April 25th, 2013  | Category: Bread


I have a friend who doesn't know what a sourdough starter is. Worrying, to say the least. What's even more worrying is that she still ordered it and when it arrived, asked me to guide her through "a quick recipe" on the phone. "I have an hour before my boyfriend arrives and I want to surprise him with a homemade bread," she naively begged. Where do I start? Tartine's ...

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Tartine’s Basic Country Bread

Tartine’s Basic Country Bread

March 06th, 2012  | Category: Bread


It could have risen a bit more. It should have had a more open crumb. And the "ears" would have definitely been more pronounced if I had scored the dough with a razor instead. But still, I can't believe this bread came out of my oven. Thanks to Chad Robertson and his detailed recipe, Tartine Bakery's Basic Country Bread, in his book "Tartine Bread", I baked the most ...

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