We thought we'd try something different and participate in the Taste & Create event (created by For the Love of Food).
How it works:
Each blog gets a partner and makes something from the partner's blog. In our case, we were paired with Stephanie from Fun Foods -- On a Budget!
We're not really big bakers, so we thought we'd try something new-ish and make hamburger buns.
I took the liberty of adding some sesame seeds on top of our buns. Hence, sesame seed buns. =)
bun in the oven, done!
Stephanie was correct: this was a very simple yet successful recipe. The bun was soft and slightly sweet. Very nice. Ours still tasted a bit yeasty, though, so I don't know if that was intentional. In any case, we didn't mind the yeasty flavor; after all, isn't that what bread's supposed to taste like?
soft & fluffy
Once we knew we were making these buns, we brainstormed ideas for fillings. I think what we have is quite exciting! (Well, at least, I think it's super-duper-exciting.) Stay tuned!
Breads we've done from the book:
Artisan Deli-Style Rye Bread
Swedish Limpa Bread
European Peasant Loaf
Olive Oil Bread with Onions and Olives
Other breads we've made before:
No-Knead Bread, Two Kinds
Sesame Seed Buns
Potato Cornmeal Foccacia
Whole Wheat Challah
This event is created by created by For the Love of Food to promote community, sharing, tasting, and blogging.
Our partner blog: Fun Foods -- On a Budget!
Recipe for buns here.