How to bake the perfect ciabatta – third place in the great ciabatta bake off

“Ahhh,”…..they said…..,”this one has more flavour…and is more chewy” and so it was, the third prize in the great ciabatta bake off was announced. Hard on the heels of the fourth place winner, comes the ciabatta recipe from the American Read More …

Fourth place in the search for the best baguette recipe

This baguette recipe is based on one from the French Culinary Institute’s (now called the International Culinary Centre located in the USA) bread book entitled, “The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking”.  It’s the Poolish Baguette on p 101.  It’s Read More …