Category: Sweet breads

Breadbasket, Breakfast/Brunch, Culinary world trip, France, Special occasions, Sweet breads

Braided Brioche

The braided shape certainly isn’t the classic brioche shape, the dough would take in France, where it’s generally presented in its tradional fluted form, with a “knot” on top. However, it’s a delicious variation. A bit sweeter than my Brioche Overnight or the classic Brioche à Tête (Brioche Parisienne), it tastes the best with butter […]

Breadbasket, Breakfast/Brunch, Cooking Techniques, France, Special occasions, Sweet breads, Tutorials, Yeast breads

Brioche à Tête (Brioche Parisienne)

The French name: brioche à tête refers to its shape (“tête” means head). The classic brioche is baked in a traditional round, fluted mold with a small “head” on top.  It’s often simply called Brioche Parisienne. For best results please use European style butter, like Plugrá, Finlandia or Kerrygold.

Christmas, Culinary world trip, Desserts, Germany, Special occasions, Sweet breads, Winter

German Fruit Bread​ (Früchtebrot)

This German fruit bread has the perfect balance between mild sweetness and an amazingly rich flavor. It’s bursting with dried fruit, infused with rum, for an extra festive touch.  Hazelnuts and almonds give it a nice crunch and a hint of a nutty taste. Stored in an airtight container or covered with a cloche it […]