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Mellow Bakers May 2010: (1) Grissini

It’s been quite a while since my last post for the Mellow Bakers. It’s almost the middle of May, three breads have been picked (Corn Bread, Miche Pointe-à-Callière & Grissini), and it’s time that I get my act together and bake one of these breads. I picked Grissini which you find the recipe for on page 256 in Hamelman’s book “Bread” (or online here) – the book the Mellow Bakers strive to bake their way through at a relaxed pace. Continue reading >>


BBA Challenge #43: Sautéed Onion and Parmesan Miche

Ta-daa! I finished the BBA Challenge today with bread #43 – Sautéed Onion and Parmesan Miche! And what a spectacular finish it was! Continue reading >>

The Daring Cooks’ Challenges 03/10: Risotto

The 2010 March Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Eleanor of MelbournefoodGeek and Jess of Jessthebaker. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make risotto. The various components of their challenge recipe are based on input from the Australian Masterchef cookbook and the cookbook Moorish by Greg Malouf. You can download the recipes here.

I’ve always had big problems with risotto. HUGE problems! There is something about the texture of risotto that makes my stomach turn. So I was less than enthusiastic when I read what the challenge would be this month. Risotto! Aaaaahhhh. I knew I wouldn’t be able to make risotto and eat it. Continue reading >>