Tag Archives: yeast

Caraway Bread

It’s been way too long since I’ve blogged about anything. I’ve been quite busy, but things are a lot less hectic now, and I can focus on important things, like making pickles and baking bread. I had always thought caraway as a spice to use with rye sourdough bread, but this bread demonstrated me how […]

Sweet Almond Rolls

The most typically Finnish pastry is pulla, a yeasted sweet bread that comes in various shapes: small round buns, swirly cinnamon rolls, and braided loaves and knots. The dough has plenty of cardamom in it and the rolls are often topped with slivered almonds or pearl sugar for some sweet crunch. The smell of cardamom […]

Two-Colored Bread

I haven’t baked bread for a long while, and I’ve never baked a two-colored bread. After baking, the colors weren’t as bright as I had hoped they would be, but the bread was tasty. Grated beets would maybe result in a brighter purple color, and spinach is probably greener than arugula. This amount of dough […]