NFB of Canada Interactive Documentary Bread

Celebrate Canada’s diversity July 1 with an NFB interactive project featuring the recipes and experiences of six Canadian women. Bread grew out of a program for seniors to counteract social isolation. The results when bringing older women of different cultural backgrounds together was, when waiting for the bread to bake they talked about their lives and discovered many commonalities! Bread by ONFB, National Film Board

Sunflower Seed and Honey Sourdough

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I’m pleased to be featuring a guest bread baker today.  There are so many talented bread bakers out there and each one brings a special uniqueness to the loaves they make.  I decided to start showcasing these bakers so you can learn their stories and experience their breads. Please welcome Victoria McParland from My Bread and Brot!  Be sure to check out Victoria’s profile at

Muesli Rolls with Oat and Seed Soaker #breadbakingbabes


Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Babes are on a roll this month … a muesli roll.  Muesli is best known as a breakfast dish made of raw rolled oats, seeds, nuts and dried fruit and such. According to the info on Wikipedia, muesli was developed around 1900 by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner for patients in his hospital. It is also enjoyed for a light

Sprouted Wheat Poolish Baguettes in a Ceramic Baguette Baker ‪#‎emilehenry‬


Becoming proficient at making baguettes is a goal that a lot of bread bakers strive for at some point in their bread-baking journey.  Although I’ve made baguettes a number of times, I still find the whole shaping process a bit elusive. So when Emile Henry contacted me several weeks ago to offer the opportunity to test one of their ceramic baguette bakers, I gladly accepted.

One-Rise Oat Bran and Ground Flax Bread

One-Rise Oat Bran and Flax Bread

by David Manitoba, Canada I love experimenting and as a result rarely make the same bread twice though I do have a few favourites such as a malt bread or the Irish Barmbrack. Recently I have tried making coloured bread using pureed spinach for green, pureed blueberries for purple turmeric for yellow and pureed/strained raspberries for pink. Beets made a lovely colour in the dough