Trial and error

Polar Night season is here and this means that we get just a bit of light every day. Darkness has taken over, so we try to keep ourselves busy. I’m doing a series of experiments on sourdough bread baking – long hours fermentations, various recipes, trying some spelta flour and some emmer. With a bit of luck and a a little more knowledge, I might get some good reinterpretations of the Norwegian bread – I love traditional Norwegian bread, but a little twist never killed nobody. In the end, it’s all about the taste of bread.

Baking at home means that I have to use my electric oven, which takes my bread results so far away, in terms of flavour and crust, from what I usually get in the wood oven back at the bakery. But let’s just say that if these results are good, they will turn out to be stunning once I get back to ├ů.

On baking and miracles

Life is full of surprises. After working for some Communication agencies, I’ve decided that my path should be different, even though I had no idea about what this path should be. I needed a challenge and I got it some years ago, after moving to Northern Norway, a place where I discover everyday that it is not mandatory┬áto get a job that measures up to one’s studies. It is so much more important to enjoy doing something that you can make a living on. I’m not planning to get rich, I’d rather have enough resources in order to see the world at a slow pace and understand more about what surrounds me. Continue reading On baking and miracles