Simple guide on how to postpone bread baking  

Bread baking can take quite a lot of time. It is sometimes challenging to plan it well in a busy day schedule. This inspired my to research how to postpone bread making. My research is based on http://redstaryeast.com/yeast-baking-lessons/postpone-baking/ and http://www.thespicedlife.com/2009/01/how-to-delay-your-bread-once-youve-started-maple-oatmeal-sandwich-bread.html Below you will find a summary of most common ways of postponing bread baking: refrigerating or…

Active yeast vs. instant yeast

While shopping for yeast one can find at least two different options: rapid raise instant yeast and active yeast. As a beginner baker I was curious to understand what was the difference. So, I researched and experimented a bit. So, according to http://www.breadworld.com/products: RapidRise Yeast Also known as instant yeast Saves time – only requires…

Bread machine tips – ingredients

Baking bread in bread machine is simple and complicated at the same time. Using ingredients in a correct way is vital. It takes time to find correct way to prepare  your dough. I am still learning how to do it correctly. Thus, today I would like to share some tips on using ingredients in a correct way:…

Ingredients: all about yeast

I found an extremely useful blog post about yeast. Enjoy! WHICH YEAST TO USE: CHOOSING THE BEST TYPE FOR ANY RECIPEWith all of the varieties of yeast out there (let alone brand names), how do you know which yeast to use?  Traditional active dry yeast and fast-rising yeast Active dry yeast (ADY), the stuff your…

Ingredients: all about olive oil

I am using olive oil for all my bread recipes. It is a great substitute for butter or sunflower oil. Many times there is a confusion what is extra virgin olive oil, how should one cook with it, which one to buy and so no ….  So, I have decided to put together a quick…