Tag Archives: Dough

Brioche buns

Brioche are a truly decadent bread, that can almost be though of as a yeasted cake. The liquid in this bread comes mostly from the eggs and butter. I was surprised by how little the dough rised during proving, but … Continue reading

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Spelt and honey semi-sourdough bagels

I thought that I would have another go at a spelt and honey bread, but this time I decided to turn them into my first ever bagels. The bagels were very easy to make, they just take a bit of … Continue reading

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Rye and Spelt Sourdough

A couple of weeks ago I went to the new Movida bakery in South Yarra. While I prefer the pastries I get from my local French bakery Chimmy’s, I loved the spelt loaf. It was very light for spelt, and … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

I was surprised by how easy ciabatta was to make, I have even used a version of this to make pizza bases. The key is to use a stand mixer to kneed the dough so that you can keep it … Continue reading

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Pizza dough

A tried and tested method given to us by Sam’s Mum. Makes two large thin crust pizza. Ingredients 2 tbsp sure bake yeast 1 cup boiling water, 1 cup cold water 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 ½ cups … Continue reading

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Easter Bun Off

So its that time of year again where most people like to hunt out the best hot cross bun on offer. We decided this year to have a bit of a bake off and try three different hot cross bun … Continue reading

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Quinoa and toasted sesame spelt semi sourdough

This sourdough has a wonderful toasted nut flavour, imparted from both the sesame seeds and the quinoa. I used a mix of organic red and white quinoa, simply because that is what I had – you could easily use white, … Continue reading

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