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Sourdough Bread in Singapore

A few nights ago, sitting around someone’s dinner table, grazing on the last morsels of food, the host was describing his colleague’s weight-loss diet in bland detail: steamed unseasoned chicken breast, steamed broccoli, steamed salmon…for months on end, for each meal. 478 more words

Zilch

In search of good rye bread

I’ve been attempting rye bread and kornbroyt (Jewish sourdough whole wheat bread) on and off since about last Chanukah–almost a whole year! You would think this was unnecessary, since I live close enough to North Hollywood/Valley Village, the eastern hub of LA for Jewish bakeries and delis (the older western hub is “the Fairfax” neighborhood and the Pico/Robertson area). 3,286 more words

History

Poilâne Les Punitions

These adorable fluted cookies are like little butter filled treats from heaven. I happened to be watching Giada’s episode with Appollonia Poilâne, daughter of the famous… 726 more words

Recipes

The Bakery

Good evening, Kathy. It’s Tuesday.

I stand outside, hugging my arms tight against my body. I step back and forth to keep myself warm. My breath mists into the air when I exchange brief introductions with the others who wait with me. 435 more words

Fiction

Masterpiece Breads: Poilâne, Paris

Poilâne, Paris

8 Rue du Chereche-Midi

75006 Paris

Metro: Charonne, line 9

Two more locations in Paris; two locations in London

Hours: Monday to Saturday 7:15 AM – 8:15 PM. 160 more words

Travel

Cafe de bar by Poilane

Rather than focusing on dishes I love cooking, I’ve decided to write a different post instead. Poilane is incredibly well known in France for it’s artisan bread making, I am fortunate to be able to get to go to their caf… 262 more words

Cuisine

Poilâne Brioche Pudding with Dates and Earl Grey Tea

When I was in Paris earlier this year, I stopped into Poilâne, one of my favourite bakeries, and found that among my favourite shortbread cookies, they were also selling too-cute-to-be-true original edition recipe booklets written by Apollonia Poilâne (who took over her family’s business at 18 when her parents died in a helicopter accident). 335 more words

RECIPES