It’s a Girl!

Bugger me. One day we’re celebrating International Workers Day, next day we’ve got another royal mouth to feed.

Gert was doing Cuba forMay Day so he ordered Black Bean, Jalapeno & Coriander Bread:
bean 001smallbean crumb 001 smallBut I also took the opporunity to make some cigars – Fidel’s Exploding Cigars!
cig 003 smallYou all remember the CIA plot to knock off Castro by slipping him an exploding cigar of course. These are pretty explosive with a good whack of chipotle and cumin.

Here’s some interesting links for you. First a wonderful bit of video of a French baker demonstrating different shaping techniques:

http://www.archivesaudiovisuelles.fr/EN/Event.asp?id=1690&url=/1690/presentation.asp

Second, an American super-microbaker (starts at about 10.25 minutes):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51R6T6kIZ8I&feature=youtu.be&t=10m25s

Third, the master at work – go to the bottom of the page:

http://www.mairsbakehouse.co.uk/index.php/courses/your-hosts-and-bread-journey-companions/

 

 

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