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)
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
I’ve decided to revamp and rename my blog since I plan on adding more than just recipes. I will still be writing family recipes, but I will also be adding my bread baking journal as well as restaurant reviews. My instagram handle is foodgasmtky so if you’d like to see more photos, please follow along!… Continue reading A New Start
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
My apologies for not updating my blog for so long! I’ve been going through several transitions and after rigorous job hunting for 4 months, I’m now settled down at my new job as a Marketing Coordinator at an Internet Company! I’m not exactly where I thought I’d be at 25 (eek) but am hoping that… Continue reading More Posts Coming Soon..
Hi everyone! Welcome to my new blog- Katei-Ryori. Katei-Ryori in Japanese means “Home Cooking”, referring to cooking that your family members such as your mother or grandmother may have made (Katei means “in the family”). The purpose of my blog is to share my family and our friends’ recipes that have been passed along through… Continue reading Hajimemashite