Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Bakers stock up on flour; Bread Baking Babes Anniversary!

Sshhtt, I know it’s not our regular posting day. I know it’s just the 1st of February but you know what? I am soooo excited! Because :
The Bread Baking Babes are celebrating their third Anniversary on the 16th of February!
Really, Babes… I heart thee.. let me count the ways..
No, wait. Better still!!
Let me count the breads we baked; in our first year, here goes 2008;
BBB Breads 2008
2008 (from left to right) February: Karen Royal Crown Tortano (in Dutch) and in English:
March: Lien Coccodrillo 
April: Tanna Sullivan Street Pizza
May:  Sher  - Poilane-Style Miche
June: Mary Breadchick's Dark Onion Rye
July: - in memory of Sher who passed away July 20 2008; this month we made something from her blog, something that reminded us of the warm and witty personality Sher was. The news of her passing shocked us. She is our Angel Babe.
August: Ilva Whole Wheat Pita
September : Monique Sûkerbôlle
October : Sara Challah
November: Görel The Rosendal Crisp Bread
December: Lynn Yule Wreath
In our second year, the loaves of 2009;
BBB Breads 2009
2009 (from left to right): January Katie Croissants
February Tanna Pane ai Cinque Cereali con Nod (Five-Grain Bread with Walnuts)
March Sara Pane Francese
April Mary Ethiopian Injera
May Ilva Pane di Pasta Tenera Condita (Italian Knot Bread)
June Lien Asparagus Bread (in English and Dutch)
July Natashya Sukkar bi Tahin (Beirut Tahini Swirls)
August Görel Russian Black Bread
September Karen Chinese Flower Steam Buns
October Gretchen Tanta Wawa (Peruvian Bread Babies)
November Monique Brioche Mousseline
December Katie Viennese Striesel
And our third year 2010;
BBB Breads 2010
2010 (from left to right) January Lynn Curried Naan
February Karen Ensaimada
March Mary Gluten Free No Knead Hearty Seeded Sandwich Bread
April Sara Potato Bread with Chives
May Natashya Tunisian Spicy Breads
June Lien Korni (in English and Dutch)
July Lynn Yeasted Sprouted Wheat Bread 
August Tanna Sweet Portuguese Bread
September Görel Brunkans Långa
October Elizabeth Broa: Portuguese Corn Bread
November Susan Cornucopia
December Ilva Taralli Pugliesi

January 2011: Astrid’s Spelt bread

Now isn’t that an amazing array of breads? I mean, seriously, I was there for the ride and still look at this wonderful collage of loaves and just think WOW!
So what are we going to DO for our Anniversary?
16th of February. Stay tuned and check back.
Coming soon on a blog near you!!
We’re Babes of many talents; I like to thank Lien for making all our wonderful badges and Astrid for putting together the wonderful collages, Natashya for coming up with the word, Mary for discovering a secret stash of booze, Elizabeth for a linking miracle, Elle for jumping on our beds, Katie for keeping us  blogrolling, Tanna embroidering our panties in the middle of the woods, Lynn for topping up our glasses, Ilva bringing more w(h)ine, Sara’s dry white wit, Görels stoic scandinavian hunour, Moniques craziness, Susan’s bread sense of humor, Gretchen eloping.. It’s been a lot of fun!
Some of us are on hiatus for some time due to happenings in real life, they will be back and will bake some time or other, don’t worry!


  1. CHEERS, CIN CIN, SKOL, SANTÉ to our anniversary!

  2. Congratulations! That's quite an accomplishment. Everything you all made looks wonderful and mouthwatering. Here's to another 3 years (and more).

  3. I just can't get over how beautiful all of these breads look! And of course, how beautiful the ones that I've made have tasted too.

  4. Yay Babes! Karen you get thanked for being our biggest cheerleader and bon vivant!

  5. Btw, did you have a chance to make ABC's Caramel Choc Cream Pie? :o) It's soooooo good! Don't miss out.

  6. Way to go! That's a lot of flour indeed!


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