October 15, 2013

Great Uborka BakeAlong

This week’s only entrant is Asta; here’s what she has to say:

You can keep your grandfather grains, thankyou very much. What is the point of spelt?   Nevertheless, I decided that I would pick Rebecca’s foccacia, as I have a huge crop of rosemary this year, it looked like the only one I could come close to recreating and the only one I’d be interested in eating– other than the chelsea buns.
I did modify it slightly– I didn’t want a potato topping, and since I still have garden tomatoes I decided on a rosemary tomato combination.
Final result?
In the words of Paul Hollywood– which I swear I can hear, “the flavours are delicious, and the texture is good, but you overproved your dough and so it collapsed in the baking”.
BAH
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It’s Thanksgiving. It’s traditional to have apple or pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, but we were visiting family on Isle d’Orleans Saturday and came home with a basket of its famous strawberries. So there will be strawberry shortcake for Thanksgiving.
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Tonight’s episode is French Bakes. Good luck with that.
Karen

1 thought on “Great Uborka BakeAlong

  1. Have we all hit baker’s wall?
    I’m dealing with it by going to Las Vegas for a week.

    I like Karen’s idea of of GGBO inspired baking.
    Baking should be fun.

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