For everyone who found solace in baking during the lockdown and for everyone who is looking for simple and no-fuss bread recipes without creating any mess in your kitchen, keep reading because we have compiled 5 easy, no-fail breads you can try with just some basic ingredients you can easily find in your kitchen or nearest grocery store.
1. No-knead, no-fuss Focaccia
Focaccia is an Italian flatbread similar to a pizza (just without the sauce and cheese), topped with vegetables and toppings of your choice. No-fuss, no-knead focaccia bread is perfect for any beginner because it only involves mixing the ingredients and leaving the dough in the refrigerator for overnight proofing. To make a good focaccia, make use of good quality extra virgin olive oil and sea salt because they will really bring out the best flavours. You can also add Tassyam oregano, chilli flakes and rosemary to add intense flavour to the bread.
2. Hokkaido Milk Bread
Have you always wanted to achieve pillowy-soft texture in your home-made breads just like the store-bought ones? Then you have got to try the Hokkaido Milk Bread which is exactly like any normal bread recipe except with the addition of a milk-based roux (called tangzhong). This bread is often known by the name of Japanese Milk Bread and is perfect for breakfasts, sandwiches and toasts.
3. Cinnamon Rolls
Gone are the days when the only way to enjoy bread was toasting it for a while and then spreading some butter on top. While it still remains the most comforting way to savour breads, you have got to be more inclusive and explore more ways to enjoy vast varieties of breads. One such good inclusion is cinnamon rolls that you can make using Tassyam Cinnamon Powder.
They are perfectly sweet, soft and make a great accompaniment for coffee. Even better, it has got benefits of cinnamon.
4. Dinner Rolls
Did you know the pav we enjoy with bhaji and vada in India are actually called dinner rolls in the West. They are made using the same technique and ingredients and is usually relished with curries, stews and soups. The best things about baking breads is that they all follow almost the same method. So, if you have cracked getting the kneading and proofing right, you are good to go to make any kind of bread.
5. Burger Buns
Do you enjoy eating burgers as much as we do? Well, here's a tip how you can make your burger experience even better- bake your own burger buns. We know it sounds like a very tedious job, but trust us, it is all worth the effort and the end result is so much better than getting those store-bought buns. Do not forget to sprinkle some sesame seeds on top before baking. They add so much character and aesthetic to the burgers.