Tag: Yeast

  • Quick Yeast Loaf Bread

    Quick Yeast Loaf Bread

    Great bread for making toast or sandwiches. It mixes easily without a mixer and rises quickly.

  • Banana-Walnut Yeast Bread

    I wanted to create a yeast bread that was flavored with bananas, filled with nuts and not too sweet. This hits the spot.

  • No-Knead Pizza Dough

    No-Knead Pizza Dough

    Measure the flour by weight: you can scale this recipe up. See the note at the end. In a bowl, measure 320g type “00” soft wheat flour scant 1½ tsp salt 1/16 to ⅛  tsp yeast Regarding the yeast, for a 6-pizza recipe, you need about ½ tsp yeast, so go easy and don’t worry […]

  • Nell & Mindy’s Potica

    Nell & Mindy’s Potica

    Potica (pronounced poe-TEET-sa) is a Slovenian nut roll, made with a yeast dough. Our family friend Nell Simala taught my sister Mindy how to make this, except Mindy’s mistake of doubling the butter in the dough made for an even better recipe. Now I always make it this way. I would generally recommend doubling this recipe if you are going to the trouble to make this.

  • Portuguese Corn Bread

    Make a sponge by combining 1½ cups warm water, 2 heaping TBL dry yeast and 2 cups bread flour. Cover and let rise until doubled. Meanwhile, dissolve ⅓ cup corn starch into ⅓ cup cold water; use your fingers to be sure there are no lumps remaining. Combine with 1 cup boiling water in a […]

  • Pan Pizza

    From Mark Bittman, with some adjustments. In food processor mix together 1 cup flour, scant ½ tsp yeast, ½ tsp kosher salt. Turn on machine. Through feed tube, add ¼ cup water and 1 TBL olive oil. Process 30 seconds, adding a bit more water if necessary to get dough to form a ball. Coat […]

  • Shorter No-Knead Bread

    In large bowl, measure 8 cups flour, 2 TBL salt, ¾ tsp yeast. Stir to mix. Stir in about 3¾ cups water. Dough will be shaggy. Cover with plastic wrap and leave in warm place for 12-24 hours. Stir dough down and get lots of flour on its underside (many tricks, mine is just to […]

  • No-Knead Bread

    See Shorter No-Knead Bread and New York Seedy Bread recipes. Combine in a large-sized mixing bowl: 3 cups flour, 2 tsp salt and generous ¼ tsp yeast. Stir in 1½ cups tap water (any temperature) and stir. The mixture may look a bit shaggy. Let rise, in bowl covered with plastic wrap or a clean […]

  • New York Seedy Bread

    New York Seedy Bread

    Combine 4 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup mixed seeds (I often use equal parts of sunflower, flax and sesame seeds or pumpkin seeds, but I tend to use whatever’s in the cupboard.) ¾ tsp yeast 1 TBL salt 1 TBL powdered rye sour (see note) or ⅓ cup rye sourdough starter Mix dry ingredients […]