Hello Fall: Peach and Brown Sugar Brioche

  Happy fall! Although we’ve got all sorts of autumn bounty showing up at the market, apples and pears and figs everywhere, I’ve still got a soft spot for the late harvest peaches. It’s sort of like the weather here right now: tentatively overcast, even a tease of rain, and then a brilliantly warm day […]...

Apples for Autumn: {Cookbook Review} More From Macrina

Thank you to all of you for your well-wishes and e-mails. It means a great deal to me to know there’s so much support coming from all over the web. I go between excited and nervous, often within the space of minutes, and oftentimes simultaneously, so it’s definitely never dull here. I also didn’t mention […]...

{Cookbook Review} Sugar and Spice Brioche Buns: Everything Nice

  To see the winners of last week’s Blackboard Eats contest, see the bottom of this post! We’re spoilt for choice of bread in San Francisco, where there’s enough artisan bread bakeries around that not having freshly baked bread with dinner almost seems enough reason to turn in your foodie membership card. I must confess […]...

World Bread Day: Brioche

Kochtopf kindly brought it to our attention that today is World Bread Day – surely no baker could let this day go by without a tribute to the staff of life? While I have a deep reverence for the magic that can be spun out of just flour, yeast, water, and salt, I admit I […]...