Whole Grain Bread Display Originally uploaded by madbaker66 I'm back to the land of ice and snow and honestly, I'm very glad to be home. Three weeks is a long time to be away from my family and friends, even when I'm having the time of my life baking every day. The Whole … [Read more...]
Do You Want To Go To Baking School?
Over the years, I've been so fortunate to learn from some of the world's best bread bakers. But it all started with three intense weeks at the San Francisco Baking Institute. I wrote about the experience in a series of articles where I tried to describe how hard we worked and how much I learned.
If you've dreamed about going to baking school but aren't sure what it's like, read on!
Hi everyone. It's another report from the road as I wrap up my second week at the San Francisco Baking Institute. The Artisan II course is called "Mastering Sourdough" but we did so much more as well. The bread in the picture is from Wednesday when we made four different … [Read more...]
Day 4 Originally uploaded by madbaker66 Hi Everyone, Week 1 of my journey at the San Francisco Baking Institute is over, leaving me exhausted and energized at the same time. It was a very good first week -- we deconstructed every component of bread making and assembled the … [Read more...]
Hello Everyone, Last Friday was exactly like the picture I had in my mind about baking in winter. Mild, mostly sunny, but with a delicate snowfall off and on throughout the day. Huge snowflakes piling up on my staging table that were easily swept off between loads. It was … [Read more...]