Bread

Madame Huang’s Bunny and Hedgehog Buns

Meet Carolyn Phillips (aka Madame Huang), the author of All Under Heaven: Recipes from the 35 Cuisines of China. Watch her make Chinese steamed buns in the shapes of bunnies and hedgehogs. Makes 16 buns 1 recipe Fast Mantou (below) 1 recipe Red Bean Paste with Walnuts (below) For decorating: red food coloring, cocoa powder,…

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Earl’s Honey Cornbread with Honey Butter Caramel Sauce

From DIY: Do It For the Bees EARL’S Honey Cornbread Beekeeping is what Earl Flewellen would be doing every day, had he not spawned so many other endeavors in Port Costa. Depending on who’s talking, the Louisiana native is either devil or saint in these parts for introducing the outside world to this badly neglected…

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Fresh Pita

From the story: Exploring Culture and Conversion Through Food by Anisa Abeytia 2–3 cups whole wheat, spelt, or other wholegrain flour 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon yeast or one packet 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt Place the yeast and the sugar into a bowl. The sugar can be substituted with…

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Buckwheat Apricot Bread

From the story ANCIENT FLOURS RISE AGAIN by Anna Mindess This dairy-free, wheat-free bread, a creation of Laverne Matias, is so versatile you can enjoy it for breakfast or dinner. Earthy, moist, and nutty, with just a hint of sweetness, it’s great toasted and topped with apricot preserves or avocado. 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup…

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