My favorite kind of bread is without any doubt a sourdough bread from Skagen. Big holes in the crumb, lightly tangy, crunchy crust and poppy seeds and sunflowers that are toasted because of the baking. This is my recipe for sourdough bread from Skagen heavily inspired by Maurizio Leos recipe for Seeded Sourdough.Continue reading
Kringle. The word means pretzel in Danish and is the name of this specific pastry. It has a fluffy dough with lots of butter, eggs, it’s filled with remonce, which is made from sugar, butter and marzipan, sprinkled with pearl sugar and hazelnuts which turn crispy in the oven. It’s pure pastry genius. I’ve made a scientific test and I can now bring you the recipe for the worlds best authentic danish pastry.
Some weeks ago I had a discussion with my friend Kirstine. She told me that authentic danish pastry is made with margarine. She’d actually tried with butter and it tasted better with margarine. I was, like, “What?”Continue reading
To make sourdough bread involves a lot of different techniques and a long list of things to do. Looking at the dough, touching it, waiting for it, streching and folding it and lot of other things. Sometimes you have other things to do, but you still want a fantastic sourdough bread with a holey crumb and a dark, crispy crust. Here is the solution. This is my recipe for the worlds easiest sourdough bread.
I love to bake. Cakes are fun, but bread… bread is everyday food. There isn’t a day in my life where I don’t eat bread. My favorite is sourdough bread. The crunch, the tangy and well-developed taste. Yum.Continue reading
Broa de Milho is a Portuguese bread made with corn flour. The corn flour makes the bread crackle on the top, as the bread proofs. That makes the bread very beautiful and easy to recognize. This is my recipe for broa de Milho.
The northern part of Portugal is not a very good place to grow wheat, but the climate is fantastic for growing corn. So it makes sense to bake Portuguese breads using corn flour instead of wheat flour. In this recipe I’ve decided to substitute the traditional buckwheat with regular bread flour. If you do have buckwheat flour available, it is absolutely an option.Continue reading
Sourdough bread is the bread of breads. Crunchy crust, soft crumb with big holes and lots of delicious taste. People normally think that it is not possible to make at home, but it is very possible. Here is my sourdough bread recipe for beginners.
I will guide you through making your first sourdough bread. The tools you need. The techniques you need to use to get the perfect bread, and everything you need to be aware of throughout the process.
It is actually not very hard to do, but you need to be precise with the weighing off the ingredients and following the techniques.
There are no precise timings in the recipe. Instead I will explain what you need to look for, to get a bread that tastes fantastic and has a great oven spring.
If you are sourdough newbie, I hope you will try to make this sourdough bread recipe. You will get off to a great start with this fantastic bread.