More Panettone

After my last post on panettone, I worried about future efforts. Inspired by a New York City visit of Linda Nicholson I made another batch. Hooray!  

This Year’s Only Panettone

It's been a busy holiday season. That led to foregoing attention to my usual holiday panettone-making. When I finally got the time to tackle this favorite ritual, I ended up with multiple failures, all due to mistakes on timing and fermentation. Finally, one made...

Panettone Elmi

One panettone method which is a great guide, is that of Francesco Elmi. His video is straight forward and explains the key steps in panettone production. Because really folks I lost track and haven't had the best of luck with panettone of late. Yes, I kvetsch alot...

Bad Luck Panettones

Christmas is the time for panettone. But it seems there's bad juju coming my way. I failed on my first four attempts. As a recent New York Times article makes clear, I'm not the only one obsessed about this holiday bread. My quests are rarely seamless....

Maestro Alessandro Spoto

    Italy-based bread baker Alessandro Spoto, who lives in Torino and who we have profiled previously, has a tradition with friends. Through the year he shares a few of his great breads. This time he sent out a wonderful Panettone. He also shared some good...