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Home Baking: The Artful Mix of Flour and Traditions from Around the World

Sample recipes from Home Baking: The Artful Mix of Flour and Traditions from Around the World

Simplest Apple Pie

We love this apple pie. Not only is it the simplest version of apple pie we know, just one step from a crumble, but every time we make it...

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Rough Puff

Before we tried our hand at it, puff pastry was one of those mysteries that intimidated us. But, like other areas of baking, it soon gene...

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Teresa’s Coconut Custard Tarts

I first saw these delicate-looking tartlets in Soajo, Portugal, in Teresa’s shop. The shells were made of puff pastry and, on top of the ...

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Middle Eastern Pizzas with Lamb and Pine Nuts

Versions of these yeasted rounds topped with savory lamb are found from Lake Van in eastern Turkey to Aleppo (in Syria) and Jerusalem. So...

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Golden Mixed-Greens Pies

This pretty free-form pie is an example of improvising to make something useful out of a mistake. We were trying to make a brioche dough ...

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Banana-Coconut Bread for Pam

Our friend Pam had just delivered her baby, Ethan. She’d had an anxious pregnancy and was tired, as well as relieved to be home safely wi...

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Baker’s Sign Pretzels

The traditional sign of the baker in Germany and Austria is a pretzel (pretsel in German); bakeries all hang a large pretzel sign out ove...

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Russian Apple Pancakes

Yeasted pancakes, like sourdough pancakes, have a moist texture and an airiness that we love. These are apple pancakes with a difference,...

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Buckwheat Crepes

Buckwheat crepes are originally from Brittany and parts of Normandy. Buckwheat is called blé noir in Brittany, and sarrasin in the rest o...

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Savory Bangkok Waffles with Dipping Sauce

In the bread museum in Ulm, in southern Germany, there are decorated cast-iron waffle irons that date back to the sixteenth century. Waff...

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