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16 October, 2017

Traditional Brezels

Traditional Brezels
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What to bring to a party? and even when it is an Octoberfest party?  I decided to make some traditional brezels.  Brezels get their taste and color from a bath in lye.  You can use baking soda dissolved in warm water as lye, but that does not give them the same touch as traditional ones.
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10 September, 2017

Black Forest Loaf – Sourdough Rye

Black Forest Loaf – Sourdough Rye
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This bread is a typical dark rye bread with 1/3 of the rye flour fermented in a sourdough. It is a big loaf with a thick and dark crust. This bread uses two different pr dough’s. One sourdough with rye flour and a yeast dough with wheat flour. I mixed it by hand, as most
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13 April, 2017

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Easter Hot Cross Buns
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It is an old English Easter tradition – Hot Cross Buns.  I tried many recipes over the past years and always comes back to this one I found on the Wild Yeast Blog. I changed the recipe slightly and reduced the sugar.  These buns a fluffy and full of flavor. The spices give them a
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30 October, 2016

Sunflower sourdough bread with kibbled rye and wheat

Sunflower sourdough bread with kibbled rye and wheat
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The other day I got some kibbled rye and wheat, so I thought I bake a classic mix bread with it. To use the kibbled grains without having stone like pieces in your bread you need to cook them before you use it. So if you use grains always cook them 10th 150% of water
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23 July, 2016

Sunflower Seeds and Oats bread – Glutenfree and low carb

Sunflower Seeds and Oats bread – Glutenfree and low carb
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Yesterday I tried a new recipe for a gluten free and low carb bread. It contains oats, which are low in carbohydrates (12% carb) and can be eaten by most people with gluten intolerance. This bread does not have any yeast or sourdough and is quick and easy made. Just mixing all ingredients in a
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22 May, 2016

Quick Sunflower Seed Rolls

Quick Sunflower Seed Rolls
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Saturday evening I realized there is no more bread for the Sunday breakfast. My other bread will need until Sunday afternoon, so I new have to find a quick but tasty solution. After some research I found a method that sound to easy to be true and just the right thing when you are in
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13 May, 2016

Baby Rolls – Milchbroetchen

Baby Rolls – Milchbroetchen
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Today I baked some Baby Rolls  or Milchbroetchen how we call them in Germany. These are some typical rolls I know from my childhood. You got them at every bakery and they were so yummy. I looked for a good recipe for a while and today I came across one I thought that might be
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