bread7I will never forget the taste of fresh, crusty bread that my grandmother used to make when we were small kids. There was nothing better in this world than a huge slice of her bread, with home-made butter and home-made white cheese, and some salt and pepper. The white cheese is on my list to do this year for sure but I first wanted to start with something more simple. There are hundreds of recipes for all kinds of bread. My goal was to get a small loaf with a very crunchy and crispy crust. This recipe is to some extent inspired by American Test Kitchen’s but without beer addition and I love the fact that there is no work involved with making this bread. The only bad thing is that you have to be patient, because the growing process takes an extended amount of time. But there is almost no kneading involved, just waiting until it grows and then putting it in the oven. More »