Many moons ago, my Mom had a website (www.thebreadworks.com). Each month, she added a new recipe to the “Recipe of the Month” section. This recipe is the selection from January 2002 which is pretty much pre-Cambrian in terms of internet history.
My son, Sawyer, doesn’t like ‘bits’ in bread. Anything with seeds, nuts, flecks of onion, olives, and so on – he won’t touch. So, this is pretty much the anti-Sawyer bread, made with nine different seeds.
Simple thoughts… I think I’m in love with coriander.
Despite a few unexpected ingredients, this is a pretty standard American-style pumpernickel recipe – the coffee, coffee flour, and chocolate provide the pumpernickel overtones.
Becca and I love to go to 15 Church, a restaurant here in Saratoga Springs. The other day, they served a semolina crisp with sesame, caraway, and poppy seeds… ooh yummy!
What a treat! I got to spend two days in the kitchen with Rabbi Jonathan of Temple Sinai making bagels. He’s a class act and a great teacher…
Two years ago, my son Tynan had his bar mitzvah. As part of that celebration, Rabbi Jonathan of Temple Sinai in Saratoga Springs invited us into the kitchen of the Temple to bake challah for the occasion…