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What makes flaky dough puff?

I was talking to F on the bus two nights ago about why I didn’t want to test a croissant recipe in my Flaky Dough series on the blog.  Me: “Croissant dough is so finicky.  If you get it too … Continue reading Continue reading

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Flaky Doughs from Around the World! — Part One : Southeast Asia

I’m often asked how to handle phyllo, puff pastry, and croissants and decided to investigate and experiment with layered doughs from around the world.  Part one starts with Roti Pratha or Roti Canai.  Whatever you call it, it’s a delicious … Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s gluten! Holla!

Behold my beautiful challah.  Nice, huh?  I made this challah recipe from “Baking with Julia” for the first time when I was in high school, pre-culinary school.  The original recipe calls for “high-gluten flour, bread flour or unbleached all-purpose flour”. … Continue reading Continue reading

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