Pumpkin, turmeric and cardamom sourdough

So many flavours, so little time! But mostly pumpkin. (Skip to the bottom of this post for tips on some great fall pairings that work in bread!) Pumpkin goes in everything. Pumpkin ice cream, lattes, pasta and yes, even bread. But this isn’t just pumpkin bread, and that deep yellow colour? That, my friends, comes from…

Roasted Garlic, Rosemary Sea Salt Focaccia

The lightness of fresh-out-of-the-oven french bread combined with the herbaceous crispy crackliness of hand-tossed and well-oiled pizza crust. What could be better? This part-time baker can’t think of anything. That’s why we’ve got focaccia. This panned focaccia is filled with roasted garlic (4 whole bulbs!), which was added to the dough after a brief autolyse,…

A Yom Kippur Challah

Anyone who has had a good Challah knows that you don’t need an excuse for a pillow-y soft, eggy slice of the cake-like bread. But if there’s one thing us Jews knows, it’s food, and how to create holidays based around food (or the absence thereof). Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the Jewish New Year…

There are good bagels, and then there are Litibaker bagels

(tl;dr No recipe today, but tips on how to use ‘Baked Soda’ to make every bread more delicious, and teaser for a special bagel-related announcement soon) If you’re reading this, you probably know that I’m a lawyer by training. I have zero professional baking experience or training. So I’m generally not one to brag about…

You don’t need to be a zombie to eat this brain…

Well, it’s not actually a brain, but it sort of looks like one, doesn’t it? A few weeks ago, I was browsing one of my favourite food blogs slash instagrams and came upon their description of this odd bread addition they call ‘Dutch Crunch’. Essentially, it’s a yeast/rice flour mixture which adds some texture and visual…

What’s next?

This being my first foray into food blogging, I’m interested to see what ‘the internet’ wants to read about. Send me an email, write a comment, or like my photos on Instagram to let me know what you’d like to see next!