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pumpkin rye no knead bread

Pumpkin Rye No Knead Bread with Caraway and Nigella Seeds

I’ve been baking no-knead bread on and off for quite a while as you know. I love the smell of bread being baked in the oven but before that, the smell of yeast. I’ve been inspired by the book I’ve started to read, called “The Storyteller” by Jodi Picoult, which is full of stories about baking bread. I totally agree, as it’s said in the book, that bakers and butchers should always be regarded as high professions. They have my full respect for sure and I am one of many wannabe bakers who try to master the magic of how yeast turns flour into bread: and of how yeast turns into wine: and of how yeast turns milk into cheese. In the book, the main character, Sage, anthropomorohise bread by describing how she needs to sit quietly and retreat from touch and noise in order to evolve. I sometimes feel like that, too. A new stone oven is waiting for the final stage and will be ready for the first batch of baking in a …