Tag: baking

The search for flour

As I mentioned in the Awesome Bread post, for the past several years I’ve been using Robin Hood Best For Bread flour. I’ve used regular all purpose (Robin Hood and local grocery store brand). In both cases it makes a denser less flavourful bread (honestly it tastes a lot like cheap bagged sliced bread). Since Robin Hood has stopped selling…

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Awesome Bread

We don’t buy much leaven bread these days. Tortillas, Naan, and other flatbreads we’ll buy (although I am working to change that too). But we very rarely buy regular old bread. The reason is simple, ever since I moved out of my parents’ house, I’ve had a bread machine. Why pay $2 for lousy Wonderbread when I can make properly…

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Gordon Ramsay’s Breakfast Biscuits

Cynthia has declared, much to my dismay, that I am the baker in the house. Naturally, not long after declaring this, she pointed to a recipe and declared that I would cook her those! The recipe in question was “Oaty walnut and cheese biscuits” from Gordon Ramsay’s Healthy Appetite (pg 19) (Amazon.ca). I won’t lie to you, these were not…

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