This bread is loosely based on my Mom’s Full-Grain Bread from “The Bread Book.” I used a bunch of ‘spare parts’ ingredients laying around including chia seeds, whole grain farro, and millet flour.
This bread is fine-textured and somewhat bitter. I recommend serving it thinly sliced, toasted and topped with brie and apple.
A smooth-textured, gently sweet bread with a subtle pepper after taste. Makes for a nice fall afternoon nibble or dinner companion to any meal.
Because of the favorable chemical reaction between onions and yeast, onions are known as a “friend of yeast.” Whenever “a friend” is used, you can expect more volume, and a moister texture. This bread makes terrific loaves for sandwiches.
Without a doubt, this is one of my family’s favorite breads. You can’t beat the combined flavor of toasted sesame seeds and sharp Cheddar cheese.
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…
This recipe is inspired by an anise bread served by the restaurant proprietor at the Hotel Maela in Oaxaca, Mexico. It is loosely based on my Mom’s “Anise Orange Nut Rye Bread”.