Category Archives: Yeast Breads

yeast-leavened breads

Bourbon Braised Pork Buns

Week Fifty: Bourbon Week Bourbon and pork are no strangers.  Google “Bourbon pork“, and you’ll get about six million replies.  Million.  Pork has a natural affinity for sweet flavors (google “fruit pork“, and you get a staggering seven million replies), and … Continue reading

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Yeasted Bourbon Ball Bread

Week Fifty: Bourbon Week I’ll be honest; it didn’t feel like much of a challenge to turn a Bourbon ball candy into a quick bread.  It basically went like this: find a good base recipe, add pecans, chocolate, and Bourbon. … Continue reading

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Honey Ricotta Stuffed Buns

Week Forty-Nine: Breads With Cheese Cheese, for the typical American home cook, is most often thought of as a savory item, and is duly relegated to a supporting role in pastas, salads, or pizzas.  Occasionally, a very fine example is … Continue reading

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Fontina Onion Sake Bread

Week Forty-Nine: Breads With Cheese Today’s bread is styled somewhat like a focaccia; that is, it’s as fluffy and light as a good focaccia, but it lacks the heavy drenching of oil so common to the breed.  In its place … Continue reading

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Sfogliata (Italian Paprika and Anchovy Bread)

Week Forty-Eight: Breads With Spices I never wanted it to be like this. You’re sitting there, life ticking along just like it ever had, and the next thing you know, things have gone all pear-shaped, and you’re more than a … Continue reading

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Mustard Pan Rolls

Week Forty-Eight: Breads With Spices I had originally intended to post this on Thanksgiving day, as I thought they would be an appropriate choice for any table, however lightly- or heavily-laden.  Vibrant with mustard and gently but deeply sweetened with … Continue reading

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Onion Flatbreads With Coriander and Cumin

Week Forty-Eight: Breads With Spices Today’s bread is a thick type of the flatbreads so omnipresent in the Middle East.  More substantial than a pita, these breads are topped with a mixture of lemony coriander seed, smoky cumin seed, and … Continue reading

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Casatiello

Week Forty-Seven: Miscellaneous International Breads If you’re familiar with panettone, you’re halfway to understanding today’s bread, casatiello.  For those who aren’t familiar, panettone is that Italian Christmas specialty that can’t quite make up its mind as to whether it’s bread … Continue reading

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Grill Bread

Week Forty-Seven: Miscellaneous International Breads [Apologies for delays in posting yesterday and today; extenuating circumstances have prevented it.  Further delays this week are probable, but I am still cooking, and will update as I am able!] Today’s bread isn’t an … Continue reading

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Bird of Paradise Bread (Khliab Raiska Ptitsa)

Week Forty-Seven: Miscellaneous International Breads Over the year, I’ve featured breads from various nations or regions throughout the world.  This assortment of recipes is of course by no means complete, or even attempting to be.  The recipes I chose were for … Continue reading

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