Baking Day 3: Basic Dough for Batard (2nd attempt)

Using the same recipe for the basic dough for Batards, I made a second attempt and thought that the bread actually turned out better this time. Fermenting-Shaping-Proofing: It was so difficult for me to try and time the fermenting of the dough so that the hour that it needed coincided with my hour appointment beginning… Continue reading Baking Day 3: Basic Dough for Batard (2nd attempt)

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Baking Day 1: Basic Dough for Bâtard

One of the first recipes I’d like to master is the basic dough for batards which I thought would be a great place to start. As a disclaimer, my posts will not include recipes to the bread as they can be viewed in the Bouchon Bakery cookbook. Initial thoughts: I began making the “Poolish” at… Continue reading Baking Day 1: Basic Dough for Bâtard

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Mrs. Iwai’s Amazing Lemon Bars

I am really not a fan of lemon desserts.  Never have been and I don’t think I ever will be.  But these- these are just too good for any lemon-dessert-hater not to just LOOOOOOVE.  These lemon bars were actually my inspiration to start this blog to begin with.  Mrs. Iwai’s lemon bars are elegant, sweet,… Continue reading Mrs. Iwai’s Amazing Lemon Bars