Last week’s Rye and Spelt Loaf scratched a need for me — the taste of rye, that unusual grain that bakes and tastes so differently than wheat. I’m rarely over-the-moon about my bread, as many customers are, but this loaf was beautiful!
The coarse rye flour in this loaf was highlighted by the milder tasting spelt flour, and I tasted that big earthy flavour I love so much about this under-appreciated grain.… Continue reading
Up before the hens, my daughter.
Just her and the cows in the blue hour.
Them tugged of milkweight and loosed
to steam like warm loaves in the cold air.
Her in an apron, hair pulled into a bun.
I know how she works: the way she takes
the dough’s wet slack, punches it down