I’m back…and how !!

I’ve missed you guys and this space a lot more than you would have. Blogging and my readers give me the kinda high nothing does, but life has been one roller coaster for the last 4 months. A lot happened. We moved to our new house and in the midst of all of that, some health…

THE DARING BAKERS’ September 2012 Challenge: EMPANADA GALLEGA

Patri of the blog, Asi Son Los Cosas, was our September 2012 Daring Bakers’ hostess and  she decided to tempt us with one of her family’s favorite recipes for Empanadas!  We were given two dough recipes to choose from and encouraged to fill our Empanadas as creatively as we wished! I found the entire concept of…

Sourdough Bread

With the mercury soaring to 45C, this is the perfect time to try my hands at the temperamental Sourdough !!The December Challenge for the Daring Bakers was the Sourdough bread which did not work for me. The temperamental starter refused to cooperate and ferment. It felt a little too cold in my December kitchen and I was determined…

Ruth’s “Go-To” Whole Wheat Challah Bread | Daring Baker’s Challenge May 2012

“Baruch atah Adonai, eloheinu melech ha’olam, hamotzi lechem min ha’aretz” (Blessed are you, LORD, Sovereign of the universe, who brings forth bread from the earth) May’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge was pretty twisted – Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make challah!  Using recipes from all over, and tips from “A Taste of Challah,” by…

1st Daring Baker’s Challenge – Croissants !!

This is my first Daring Baker’s Challenge and I’m completely elated. The Daring Bakers go retro this month! Thanks to one of our very talented non-blogging members, Sarah, the Daring Bakers were challenged to make Croissants using a recipe from the Queen of French Cooking, none other than Julia Child ! Baking croissants have been on…