Last week was the kneading week.
I made Graham Rolls twice, these rolls also twice and… pizza dough also twice?
Oh my. And I needed a bit more than a week to make it all?
Well… that’s my workout :)
I decided to try this recipe out because these rolls resemble our Polish (Poznań, to be specific) Rolls so much… and what is more, my Dad loves them :)
They are really yummy… just not my favourite… I think I’ll stick to my beloved wholemeal bread, rolls etc :)
And that’s the second version of Pączki :)
It turned out that when no one was looking at me while working in the kitchen, doughnuts got twice as big as the previous ones ;P Oh, what can I do that I like xxl baking ;) Let it be cookies, bars of chocolate or mentioned doughnuts… They have to be big! :)
This time I tried this recipe out. It’s a nice one, too.
Just do forgive me that this post is so twin to the yesterday’s one. The thing is, the procedures while making doughnuts are so alike that I decided to be a bit lazy posting this time :)
I’m a teacher so grading time :)
4+ for the dough
5+ for the taste (outstanding!)
So now it’s your choice ;)
Shrove Tuesday… in Poland Shrove too, but Thursday… Maybe a bit complicated but the most important thing about this time is that you can eat as many doughnuts as you want without any remorse ;)
I made my first doughnuts last year and all I remember is that they were VERY good and… VERY formless. I decided to stick to my “VERY standards” and this year both the taste and the form were the same ;P
I checked on two recipes from Moje Wypieki. In the search of the best, I can say :)
This one comes from my evening doughnut production (yes yes, I love baking at nights :))
If I were to evaluate it, I’d give:
5+ for the dough and how nicely it cooperated with me ;)
5 for the final taste of doughnuts
The original recipe you may find here.
And keep in my mind, the best doughnuts are those made at home… still warm, straight from the oven ;)
Following yeast cravings!
One of the nicest dough to work with! As pliable as it could be :)
Here with cheddar but it can be any other cheese you can think of… Next time I’ll add some mixed herbs too, just to make the rolls even more flavoursome… and maybe some chopped fried onion? :)
Later on in the evening it came to my mind that these rolls can go nicely with Polish borscht too (that’s a traditional beetroot soup, really really really yummy :))
So, this time, not a really sweet recipe :) But hey, it’s still about baking, isn’t it? :)
A Spicy Perspective was my inspiration. The Knots you can find there look so delicious that I’ll surely make the bacon version too!
Oh my, oh my. My fingers just got so itchy to bake :)
Something with yeast, yes yes.
I got a bit jealous, too :) Girls from other blogs were making buns, rolls, bread, croissants… Gosh, and what about me? :)
Straight to the kitchen, quick kneading, quick crumble making… and finally this beautiful smell of a yeast cake all around… To tell you, it’s something that can’t be described… For me, it’s just the smell of cosiness, home and love.
Checking out wholemeal bread recipes in progress :)
To tell you the truth, it’s getting worse and worse to choose the most delicious ones! From the moment I made Graham Rolls, I thought they were simply the best but now… now I’m not that sure :) Flax Seed Rolls are sooo good too!
One thing for sure, both recipes are worth trying out :)
Wholemeal flour, seeds – that’s something I like the most :)
One of the best bread on Sarenka!
One of the best I’ve ever made!
I mean, one of the best… for me :) If you’re not fond of heavy bread with a lot of seeds inside, then you’ll have to search for something else. I have to admit that though the bread may seem quite heavy, the inside is rather fluffy and far from being solid!
As you may have noticed, I’ve been making yeast-based bread only… but this leaven-based ones… Hmmm… Still on my mind, still on my mind :)
As for now, try this one – especially those who CAN see the difference between the ready-made and home-made breadstuff :)
And one more thing, kind of important – if you’re sitting in your armchairs now, whining over your poor fitness motivation, blaming yourself for lack of consistency in exercising etc etc, go to the kitchen NOW! Make this bread NOW! During kneading I guess I burnt thousands of calories ;D