Pain de Mie

Pain de mie is the French white sandwich bread. Its name means “bread of crumb”, referring to how little crust it has. This bread is traditionally baked in a pan with a lid that prevents it from rising over the top called a Pullman loaf pan. The beauty of this shape is that it allows you to…

Shortbread Petticoat Tails

Scottish shortbread has a long history that can be traced back all the way to the 12th century. During the Middle Ages, shortbread was originally made from leftover bread dough scraps that were dried out in a low oven until they hardened into a rusk. Over time the yeast in the bread was replaced with butter…