Attempt 8: Rusty

Taking an extra long break from baking is not the best idea. I tried baking a loaf after a 2½ month long break, and it was the same as me having never baked before. Add to it the fact that I used a fresh batch of flour, and I ended up with the driest loaf… Continue reading Attempt 8: Rusty

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Attempt 2: Whole Wheat Bread

Now that I have made white bread successfully once, I was ready to try whole wheat bread. I decided to go with a combination of bread flour and whole wheat flour. I also decided to add some fennel seeds to the dough for flavor. Watching a couple of recipes on YouTube, I also decided to… Continue reading Attempt 2: Whole Wheat Bread

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Attempt 1: White Bread

I have made bread only once before. That was me blindly following a recipe. But following a recipe doesn’t mean you know how to bake. It takes a few attempts to learn techniques and develop an intuition. After watching the first season of The Great British Baking Show, I was ready. It made sense to… Continue reading Attempt 1: White Bread

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