Category: Yeast breads

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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.

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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 […]