The recipe is titled No Knead Crusty Artisan Bread and for good reason, there is no kneading, just a bit of stirring in a large bowl. The bowl is left on the counter covered in plastic wrap while the dough bubbles and rises for anywhere from 8 to 24 hours... then simply turn it out on to a floured bread board while preheating the oven, let rest for a bit and then bake for approximately 40 minutes.
The recipe itself has some important detailed instructions regarding the preheating of the dutch oven, lid on and then off to achieve that golden crust... you can read it for yourself right here (there's a nice print-friendly version of the recipe if you scroll down).
|Isn't that a beauty?|
|The trusty Staub.|
|Chou Farci Times Two|
I don't have much confidence serving proper cocktails because I don't drink anything besides some white wine. I did have the sense to buy some limes, tonic and pop the gin in the freezer (along with my favourite French sauv blanc) and fortunately my friends arrived and took over the g&t assembling.
|Gin conveniently stored alongside the headache ice pack.|
Wondering about frock get-ups?
|Eshakti dress, Repetto heels, Brora coat.|
Eshakti offers custom sizing, lengths and the option to add sleeves or alter the necklines, it's quite an interesting way to order up a frock. Thank you Janet!
It's warmer and sunny here this morning and I hope the day is fine where you are too.