Recipes by Category > Bread & Brioche

Raw Flaxseed Crackers

Have you ever tried soaking flaxseeds? If not, know that something eerie transpires as soon as your back is turned: […]

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  • September 21, 2010
Tomato Burger Buns

Good cheeseburgers aren’t hard to come by in Paris these days (my favorite comes from Burger and Fries, an In […]

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  • September 14, 2010
Pain au Levain (Sourdough Bread)

Last spring, we had a few friends over for dinner who were visiting from the US. One of them works […]

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  • August 24, 2010
Olive Oil and Seed Crackers

If you’ve been on the fence about getting a pasta roller — either an attachment for your stand mixer or […]

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  • August 3, 2010
French Chocolate Bread

Rue des Martyrs, a street that shoots up from the 9th into the 18th arrondissement, is one of those typical […]

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  • July 6, 2010
Hot Cross Buns with White Chocolate, Dates and Pistachios

To celebrate Easter this weekend, I made hot cross buns, the brioche-like spiced loaves the British bake and serve on […]

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  • April 6, 2010
Baguette Recipe
Sourdough Baguette

[Baguettes au levain] When I started to bake bread on a weekly basis, I thought following a baguette recipe was […]

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  • February 10, 2010
Sourdough Crumpets with Natural Starter

I have been wanting to make my own crumpets for about eight years. I can tell you this because that’s […]

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  • January 26, 2010
Homemade Sourdough Bagels

When Maxence and I were in San Francisco late last summer, we had bagels for breakfast every single day. There […]

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  • November 4, 2009
Sourdough English Muffins

Due to my ever-widening enthusiasm for breadmaking, I have become a close follower of the Bread Baker’s Apprentice challenge, wherein […]

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  • September 29, 2009
Natural Starter Bread

Pain au levain naturel If you keep an eye on my Twitter feed or subscribe to the C&Z newsletter, you […]

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  • July 7, 2009
Kouglof Alsatian Brioche

Do you remember Muriel, from Muriel’s Chicken? She’s a good friend of Maxence’s mother’s who lives with her family in […]

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  • March 31, 2009
French-Toasted Brioche

[French-Toasted Brioche] After a main course of cider-stewed pork served with pasta gratin, this is the sweet note on which […]

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  • March 7, 2007
No-Knead Bread

Le Pain qu’on ne pétrit pas Complete fiascoes are few and far between in my kitchen. I’m not sure whom […]

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  • November 30, 2006

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