Obviously as a someone who is trying to learn the in’s and out’s of bread making, a blog called “Wild Yeast” is going to be something I’m going to love. My favorite part of this site is the weekly bread related round-up they do called Yeast Spotting – a great recap of the best bread related posts from different blogs. It’s a great place to find some inspiration, especially for weekend bread guys like me. Anyway, you can check out this weeks version here. Top of my list, besides finally diving into sourdough, is to make the Polish Sweet Bread for the large Polish contingent in the house and see if it lives up to the old world version.
We’ve always drawn a line between bread baking and desserts on this blog, but it’s a pretty gray line. When I saw the picture of the Portuguese bread treat called a Malasada made at Leonard’s Bakery in Honolulu, there was no way it wasn’t making the cut! I mean, look at this thing:
[Photograph: Robyn Lee]
You can check out the whole story here as well as find out all the info on this awesome little nugget. I spent a lot of time in Honolulu as a kid and wished I knew about this place, although I can understand why it wasn’t on my retired grandparents radar. Since I know I will be in Hawaii again someday, this will be on the top of my list.
I’m all about easy here, since time is precious (as you can tell from the lack of posts in the past few weeks), so this recipe for “The Simplest White Bread Ever” from Serious Eats caught my eye. I haven’t made it yet, but will do is this weekend instead of of the usual loaf I make for the kids lunches for the week.