Musings of an Epicurean


In one of my previous posts, I had described a recipe for Whole Wheat Bread. This one is another version, that elevates a humble loaf of bread to a whole new level. The texture of the bread so achieved in this is the same as the Whole Wheat, albeit easier to make.

Baking bread at home is therapeutic. No other activity releases stress from the mind than this, and the result is a happiness -inducing, amazing loaf of bread. And one might think it’s complicated- it’s not. Follow the steps precisely, and one cannot go wrong.

Most of us have grown eating puff pastries, mostly brought from our neighborhood bakeries. One might consider it as just an ingredient that can be bought off a store shelf, or just another snack. But no, this is not “just” that. Creating it with one’s own hands, it becomes a delectable experience, what with the delicate flaky layers, the crisp outside cover and the fillings that can stretch one’s imagination. Puffs are… Read More