Posts Tagged ‘Peter Reinhart’

Whole Wheat Challah

June 28, 2010

I have been meaning to blog about this bread since before I started blogging. It is a variation on Peter Reinhart’s whole wheat challah from his Whole Grain Breads book.

What is different from his recipe? Mostly the way that I prepare the dough and bake it. The only change to the ingredients is to swap out the egg yolks and egg with 2 whole eggs. (more…)

Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Breads Everyday Whole Wheat Pain a l’Ancienne

June 20, 2010

One of my favorite recipes from Crust and Crumb was the sweet fougasse or sweet rustic bread (p54). I wanted to make that again, but using Peter Reinhart’s recipe for Pain a l’Ancienne in Artisan Breads Everyday. My husband insisted on whole wheat, so I went with the whole wheat version of that recipe. I made two ciabatta and four sweet fougasse. (more…)

French Bread from Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Breads Everyday

June 14, 2010

I just made the french bread from Peter Reinhart’s new bread book. The book is all about cold fermentation (well, not all the recipes call for cold fermentation, but it is the driving force behind most of the recipes). He also uses higher levels of hydration and more yeast than he has in the past with some recipes. The french bread is 66% hydration–not as high a level of hydration as the Lean Dough or the Pain a l’Ancienne. (more…)

BBA Challenge: Challah

June 22, 2009


Inspired by the BBA Challenge, I have made three bread from Peter Reinhart’s The Bread Baker’s Apprentice: Challah, Poor Man’s Brioche, and the Anadama Bread.