Broa (Portuguese​ Cornbread)

Traditional American cornbread is a butter or lard-enriched quick bread, leavened with baking powder and baking soda. It is usually pretty sweet. I make mine with yeasted Broa dough and bake it in a cast-iron pot. Broa is a very rustic cornbread from the Portuguese countryside.  It is usually served with soups and spicy meat stews but…

Sourdough Bread with Walnuts

The aromatic starter dough, made from whole wheat flour and sourdough, gives this bread not only explicitly more flavor, but also a particularly fluffy crumb. The roasted walnuts make for the crunch. Mild sausage and cheese, as well as subtly spiced spreads fit wonderfully. Please try it out. It’s worth it!  

How to make your own sourdough

Baking with sourdough is considered the King’s Discipline of bread baking. Sourdough begins with a combination of flour and liquid and can range from the classic starter made entirely with rye flour and water (like the one I’m sharing here with you) to a liquid batter of milk and cornmeal – with many variations in…

Pita – Bread

The soft and flat Pita bread is common in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Baked daily several times, it serves as a side dish to many meals. It consists of a simple, slightly salted yeast dough and is traditionally baked directly on the bottom of a stone oven.

Fitness Bread

The bread contains more protein anf fiber and less carbohydrates than a conventional wheat or rye bread. That’s why it is also known as low carb bread or protein bread.

Potato-oat flakes-bread

Deliciously soft… Ingredients 250 g potatoes (makes approx. 2 medium size potatoes) 350 g wheat flour 100 g quick 1 – minute oat flakes 1 paket dry yeast 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 200 ml warm water old fashioned oat flakes to sprinkle Instructions Cook the potatoes with the skin. Peel and press through…

Focaccia with antipasti

Focaccia is an Italian specialty. The ancient Romans called this flatbread  panis focacius ( lat. focus “place to bake”). Traditionally it is seasoned with olive oil, salt, sometimes herbs. It might also be topped with vegetables, cheese or meat. Although focaccia is an italian bread, this recipe comes from the cookbook of a German cook, Tim…

Bread From A Pot

  This bread is very easy to make and requires only a minimum of ingredients. What matters while mixing the ingredients is, that you act swiftly. The time-consuming kneading is not required. Thereafter the dough needs to rest for 12 to 14 hours. The best dish to bake the bread is a cast iron or…