Questions about kneading, baking, storing, and culinary use of any kind of bread.

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Pitas are paper thin on one side

My problem is when the pittas do puff up, one side is paper thin, and tears easily when you try to put anything on it. Any tips?
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Can I use amaranth flour or another flour as a substitute for white flour?

I am trying to make a healthier tortilla, which I have always made with all-purpose white flour. Is there another grain flour I can use that will produce a tastier and healthier tortilla, and still ...
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What happens to bread dough when you put it in the oven?

I ask this question because I see there are a lot of misconceptions all over the internet and different food websites' forums.
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Baking with unhulled sesame seeds versus hulled

I'm baking a sesame seed bread recipe from the Tartine Bread book and it calls for toasting the hulled seeds. Penzey only had hulled so, not having written it down, I figured that was what I was ...
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How do I make dosas smooth and shiny?

I tried my hand at making dosas for the first time this weekend. I was following this recipe for the dosa batter. I soaked the dal and fenugreek seeds together and the rice by itself. The rice and ...
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Chalky smell in bread dough?

The last batch of challah (bread) that we made had a very chalky undertone and aftertaste. This time, the dough has a faint smell of the chalk (we didn't bake it yet). The flour has no odor and was ...
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What is Balkan bread?

A few years ago, I went to a restaurant on the water in Tel Aviv-Yafo called Manta Ray. They served this most exceptional bread they called Balkan bread. It reminded me a little of a focaccia in ...
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Bread crumbs in meatballs

I am gluten-free and want to make some turkey meatballs I was thinking about putting almond meal in the mixture. would that be OK instead of breadcrumbs? If not what would be a good substitute? I ...
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how to remove cover on risen bread dough?

how does one remove the cover on the 2nd bread dough rise without disturbing the rise? My bread tends to fall even after a beautiful rise.
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Is there any way to make whey powder at home?

Any way to make it.Whey powder is pretty expensive here and I want to use it for baking.
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What can I make a baking form from?

I'm looking for a way to make a precise form for baking bread in it. I have a gas-powered oven at home and I'd like to find an easy to shape material that could be used to make a complex form or parts ...