We had two feisty Buddies striving for the first to bake this bread;
A first time Buddy from Switzerland: Ckay of Sweet and That's it baked her Pane di Pastore in two separate pots.
(Why oh why does it sound so enticing in Italian?)
and long time Buddy Judy at Judy's Gross Eats baked her bread and watched her dough grow and grow and grow… then she baked this loaf:
Then in true Babe fashion, Kelly over at A Messy Kitchen used this recipe as an excuse to buy herself a cloche, bake bread and be a Buddy:
Igusti showed us her result and shared her thoughts on Facebook. She lifted the lid on her –gorgeous white- cloche to see her loaf sprung a belly button… can we all say aaaah..cute!
A wonderfully shaped loaf baked by Sandie at Crumbs of love. From reading her post I guess this recipe might be just what she needed to try her new oven and terra cotta baker!
And then we have a fellow Dutch baker living in far-away Thailand; Connie shares her take on the bread at My Discovery of Bread
Bread song presented us with a 50% whole-wheat sourdough variation baked in a dutch oven. At The Fresh loaf you can read her account on the baking experience plus a great spreadsheet with ingredients and proportions.
A last addition all the way from Hungary! Magy baked a gorgeous fluffy loaf from this recipe; she used fresh yeast and baked it ina metal pan in the oven! Wow, you don’t even need a clay baker to get a gorgeous result: hop over and visit.
Whoopsie… and Cathy baked as well, in a lovely shaped cream clay baker she got a golden crusted loaf: read her Bread Experience:
Thanks to all of our Buddies for baking with us this month, we enjoy seeing the diversity in breads and reading all of your thoughts about the recipe. It’s so much fun to bake together!
If you are intrigued and decide to bake this anyway –without the Buddy Badge this time- you can find the recipe here!