How Much Dough Do I Need For My Pullman Pan?

How Much Dough Do I Need For My Pullman Pan?

We love Pullman pans! As fairly recent converts to the Pullman bread method (also called “pain de mie”) we wish we had jumped on this “train” a long time ago, pun intended. (Pullman loaves get their name from the train company). Pullman loaves have quickly become our go-to daily sandwich bread. The crust is perfectly … Read more

What is the Best Butter for Croissants?

What is the Best Butter for Croissants?

Lamination is the process of creating layers in dough, typically achieved by alternating between butter and dough. When done correctly, this results in light, flakey, and airy pastries. However, lamination is also one of the most challenging aspects of baking to master. It requires patience, precision, and a careful touch. Even the slightest mistake can … Read more

Why Didn’t My Bread Brown?

Why Didn’t My Bread Brown?

So you’ve made some bread that didn’t brown up quite like you would have wanted. Maybe it tasted heavenly, but the color kept it from being the show stopper you were hoping for. Even if it’s just for Instagram purposes, we understand the need for that golden-brown crust. Why Didn’t My Bread Brown? There are … Read more

How To Keep Bread from Going Stale?

How To Keep Bread from Going Stale

First, it’s important to understand what causes bread to stale. Staling is essentially the process of drying out, and it happens because bread is a porous material that absorbs moisture from the air around it. That’s why you’ll often find that bread stored in a humid environment will stay fresher longer than bread stored in … Read more

Why Is Bread Dough Scored?

Why Is Bread Dough Scored?

If you’ve looked up scoring techniques, you’ve probably come across some really beautiful designs. We are regularly blown away by what some people are able to do. They are truly artists! However, that can cause some of us to think scoring is all about presentation. Don’t get me wrong, presentation is a major reason why … Read more

What Is Hard Flour?

What Is Hard Flour

Hard flour is a type of wheat flour that has a high protein content. It is often used in breadmaking, as it helps to produce a strong dough with a good structure. The high protein content also gives hard flour a slightly higher gluten content than other types of wheat flour, which makes it ideal … Read more