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Flaxseed Ciabatta – for World Baking Day 2012

For World Bread Day today, I decided to bake up some Ciabatta. I had completely forgotten it was WBD until I saw postings on FaceBook and I thought I had better do something quick. Well, quick doesn’t work too well for sourdough… Continue reading Flaxseed Ciabatta – for World Baking Day 2012

Flaxseed Heaven (sourdough, of course!)

 

For recipes, more recipes, know how and sourdough techniques see here: http://amzn.to/QHDROG (shameless plug for my books). For PDF format see here: http://www.northwestsourdough.com/discovering/

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Flaxseed is a wonderful addition to bread. I toast mine and then pour water over it while it is still jumping in the pan like a Mexican jumping bean. This will bring out the mucilaginous property of the seeds and help produce moist, flavorful bread that stays fresh longer.

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