Monthly Archives: November 2012

  1. Q1 (큐원) flour: Baguettes

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    November 29, 2012 by ka101010

    Onto the next Korean flour experiment: Q1 flour Q1 (규원) bread flour has about the same 12% protein content as …
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  2. Homemade yogurt – no special machine needed!

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    November 27, 2012 by ka101010

    Homemade plain yogurt

    I don’t mind store-bought sweet yogurt in Seoul, but I often crave plain yogurt. Plain yogurt exists (ie: Denmark brand). …
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  3. Moving to Seoul? Food and ingredient expectations

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    November 25, 2012 by ka101010

    We spent the summer of 2008 in Seoul before our big move in 2012. Equipped with prior knowledge, we had …
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  4. “Beksul” vs “King Arthur:” final loaves and BLIND taste test!

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    November 20, 2012 by ka101010

    Then the loaves emerged from the oven: golden, singing (yes, they make noise when then come out of the oven!), …
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  5. “Beksul” vs “King Arthur” flours: shaping

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    November 20, 2012 by ka101010

    After the doughs proofed for 2 hours, I placed them in the fridge to chill.  Why chill ’em?  Since this …
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  6. “Beksul” vs “King Arthur:” doughs

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    November 20, 2012 by ka101010

    So onto the next part of the experiment: comparing the doughs! Having weighed all ingredients (with the exception of the …
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  7. Korean “Beksul” vs American “King Arthur” flour: experiment and method

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    November 19, 2012 by ka101010

    We spent a summer in Seoul in 2008, so we had an introduction to the food landscape: lots of affordable …
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