I'm calling this just 'Challah Bread' but in reality, it's a bread of many names.
To name a few...
- The Comeback Challah
- The Trying to Use Up Eggs Challah
- The Challah Where I Forgot How to Braid
- The Challah that Grew
- The Photography Struggle Challah
I expected to be a little rusty making my first bread in almost 6 months (because it's too dang hot to make bread in the summer). There's a lot of tactile stuff that goes on when making bread. Unlike regular baking, bread making is a lot more intuitive. You gotta feel when the bread has just enough flour, when it has kneaded enough and when it has risen enough. And all of these things vary on the weather. Bread is alive because of the yeast and it can be quite temperamental sometimes.
We all have the days when things turn out just the way you expected or even better.Read More