My career as a bread maker started in front of the television. I was just in England for my master's and watched the old seasons of The Great British Bake Off, a reality back show that is part of everyday British culture like pints in the pub and tea with milk. Every week, the candidates bake something different: cakes, cookies, tarts - or just bread. From season one, Bread Week was my favorite. Maybe because I found it fascinating what can be made from flour, water and a little salt. Maybe also because I missed "real bread" like many other Germans abroad.
Baking bread: I used to eat low carb, now I produce carbs
A year ago our author got a leaven. And discovered the ideal antidote to the torments of the modern working world: kneading, stretching and folding