s02 e02 Chat with Frank

Doing something a little different with this episode. I have been heavily involved with University of Southern California alumni organizations over the years. Due to the pandemic, USC Lambda LGBT Alumni Association asked me if I would host a virtual chat about baking with Frank Tegethoff, a member of the King Arthur Baking Co. research & development team. Of course I jumped at the opportunity … Continue reading s02 e02 Chat with Frank

s01e10 Shokupan (Japanese Milk Bread)

Shokupan (sometimes referred to as Japanese Milk Bread or Hokkaido Milk Bread) literally means meal bread. Shoku is meal or food and pan was taken from the Portuguese word for bread. This type of bread became common in post-war Japan when it was served in school lunch to combat rice scarcity. As is typical in Japanese culture, they took this common Western staple and elevated … Continue reading s01e10 Shokupan (Japanese Milk Bread)

s01e01 Basic No-Knead Bread Recipe

I’m most interested in easy recipes that look impressive. My interaction with bread making was limited to using my sister’s bread machine back when I was in college. But in 2009, my life changed when I head about a new cookbook – Jim Lahey’s My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method. He made bread so accessible and easy that it was my entry into making … Continue reading s01e01 Basic No-Knead Bread Recipe