AMERICAN PANCAKES VS FRENCH CREPES

No rivalries run deeper than those between nations! And when it comes to the battle of the pancakes, it’s certainly a close contest. In one corner, you have the American pancake. Thick, fluffy and shaped for stacking, it’s a symbol of hearty, homespun American comfort-cooking! Like the images of tanned perfection from American movies, the […]

What To Look For When Purchasing A Bread Slicer

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Cheyanne is an American expat currently living in China. She works as a freelance writer/editor and enjoys traveling, writing, and promoting gender equality. You can read more of her work at www.thethistlette.com
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Creating a meal using homemade bread gives a feeling of accomplishment to bakers across the globe. Here at the Bread Guru, we strive to deliver recipes and guidelines that will enhance this experience for you at home. We know that when it comes to slicing bread the method may be simple but the means are […]

Pancake Pan versus Pancake Maker

Cheyanne Lovellette

Cheyanne Lovellette

Cheyanne is an American expat currently living in China. She works as a freelance writer/editor and enjoys traveling, writing, and promoting gender equality. You can read more of her work at www.thethistlette.com
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  It seems that each culture has a different take on the idea of the pancake. This basic bake varies across the globe from America style flapjacks, to the French crêpe, and even the Norwegian Pannekaken. Locating a pancake recipe you adore shouldn’t be too difficult, but finding the proper way to cook it is […]

A Little Insight into the History of Crepes

Although the basic method for cooking crepes has remained the same for centuries, the history of the crepe is a lot more interesting than you might expect… It’s a well-known fact that crepes make a tasty dish! What’s less well-known is just how far back they go in history. PREHISTORIC PANCAKES If you include prehistoric […]

ANCIENT SECRETS TO BREAD-MAKING

Want to make bread? Do it the ancient way…  There is nothing quite like serving food in the style it would have been served thousands of years ago. Aside from a perfect conversation-starter, there is a sense of ‘passing on the baton’, continuing the great traditions of past generations. So what ancient techniques could you […]

Types of Bread Based on the Types of Flour Used

Barbara Deraas

Barbara Deraas

As a bread lover and advocate of healthy living, join me in creating delicious, nutritious bread that energizes and fortifies you.
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Understanding the best uses of each type of flour will give you the most promising baking results. Bread is a traditional staple food all around the world. Specific types of bread were developed according to the available grains of each region. Similar grains of different regions often vary in subtle ways creating unique bread. For […]

Wooden Vs. Plastic Bread Slicer Guides

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Koromone is a writer, creative thinker, teacher and poet. She grew up in Lagos Nigeria where she finished her High School education before moving to New York to earn her B.A and M.F.A in English and Creative Writing. In addition to writing, she enjoys baking, performing spoken poetry, working out, buying a ton of lipsticks and watching reruns of The Office in bed. She currently teaches English language at a private school in Nigeria and freelances in her available time.
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Picture this: the timer on your oven, or bread making machine, finally beeps and you find yourself staring at the most magnificent loaf of bread. The bread is soft, light, fluffy and smells decadent. You attempt to cut the loaf into perfect slices, but to your utmost dismay, they end up being too thick or […]

Caring for Your Bread Machine

Barbara Deraas

Barbara Deraas

As a bread lover and advocate of healthy living, join me in creating delicious, nutritious bread that energizes and fortifies you.
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BREAD MAKING MACHINE LOVE My sweet, elderly mother, Z, loves baking bread. Her little arthritic hands do not. She requires a bread maker that is a workhorse. She requires a machine that produces well-kneaded dough allowing her to create volumes of pitas to share with the world. Her pitas are a gift of love for every person who […]

Man vs Machine

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Koromone is a writer, creative thinker, teacher and poet. She grew up in Lagos Nigeria where she finished her High School education before moving to New York to earn her B.A and M.F.A in English and Creative Writing. In addition to writing, she enjoys baking, performing spoken poetry, working out, buying a ton of lipsticks and watching reruns of The Office in bed. She currently teaches English language at a private school in Nigeria and freelances in her available time.
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Cooking can be fun. I especially enjoy the process that precedes the actual cooking: going into a crowded supermarket, browsing long aisles packed with condiments, flavor packets, rice bags, sauce packets, and organic produce. I like coming home to an empty kitchen, tying on an apron around my waist and propping up a recipe book […]