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News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

Rolls, Manakish Zaatar, 'n' more

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Rolls, Manakish Zaatar, 'n' more


The Orlando Sentinel ran a feature on Hard Rolls, which included recipes for Basic Crusty Rolls, Mini Bolillos (Mexican Crusty Rolls), and Overnight Honey-Lemon Whole Wheat Rolls.

MSNBC ran an article on Manakish Zaatar, the herbed Lebanese flatbread pictured to the right. Recipe included.

The Washington Post had an article on how master baker Didier Rosada, coach of Team USA in the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, has been lured back East to run a 39,000 square foot artisan bakery.

In Norway, a bakery employee has received death threats over the decision to sell a bread that advertizes a rival soccer team.

The Times Leader ran an article on things to do with stale bread, such as make bread crumbs. I know I find myself baking more bread than my family is capable of eating.

One to make real artisan bakers weep: The fast food chain Jack in the Box has introduced what they are calling The Bacon 'n' Cheese Ciabatta Burger. Not "Bacon and Cheese Ciabatta Burger" mind you: "Bacon n Cheese Ciabatta Burger."