The latest chemical that you didn’t know you needed to avoid eating is now already removed from one fast food chain’s products, and could soon be removed from many more, although the FDA allows its use. The chemical is azodicarbonamide and Monday, Subway restaurants announced all of its bread was “azo-free.”
There’s so much variability in the different recipes for bread dough that I’ve encountered over the years, enough that anyone interested in experimenting with baking bread at home should not be afraid to try.
Although San Francisco cannot claim to be the brains behind the bread bowl, it is the official home of it. Check out our picks for the best bread bowl in the area.
KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David samples wines, visits restaurants, tests kitchen tools, and creates recipes that are easy for the everyday cook. Here are some of his reports from this week.