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Sourdough bread made at home (natural yeast)

  Read to be baked! Making bread with natural yeast, also known as sourdough, is a rewarding and traditional process. Natural yeast is a mixture of flour and water that captures wild yeast and lactic acid bacteria from the environment. This yeast mixture also called a " starter " or " levain " is used as the leavening agent in sourdough bread. Here's a basic step-by-step guide on how to make bread with natural yeast at home: Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose or whole wheat flour (for the starter) 1/2 cup lukewarm water (chlorine-free) A kitchen scale A clean glass or plastic container with a lid A kitchen thermometer Additional flour and water for the bread dough Salt (for flavor) Day 1: Creating the Starter In a clean glass or plastic container, mix 1/2 cup of lukewarm water (around 80-85°F or 27-29°C) with 1/2 cup of all-purpose or whole wheat flour. Mix until you have a thick, smooth paste. Cover th

Handy Man Birthday Cake

This Birthday Cake was made for Paris, a cute 3 year old boy, that I love very much!!
The tools on the cake were made with gumpaste. 
The ones you can see on the table, are Paris' plastic toys. 
Total decoration time 10 hours!!

Happy Birthday Paris!!


  1. That cake looks fantastic. You recreated the toys so well. Great job Eftychia!

  2. Dear Efty
    You never ever cease to amaze me with your talent
    Your love for this little boy is showing through this BEAUTIFUL cake

  3. °`♥✿✿⊱╮
    As crianças devem ficar deslumbradas diante de um bolo tão criativo e artístico.
    Boa semana!

  4. Efty mu ine katapliktiki, telia antigrafi, axize ton kopo............

    Antonia Michael

  5. Lucky Paris! What an amazing cake! You are so, so creative~

  6. Such a thoughtful cake! Beautiful details

  7. Oh my gosh! Your cakes are getting better and better with every post :) I love this one, I know a bunch of little boys who would ADORE it!

  8. This is absolutely wonderful!

  9. Your talent for baking is out of the world. Wow. I am always marvelled.

  10. Another amazing cake! I look forward to seeing each new cake you create! Great photos!
    You are making a lot of cake recipients very, very happy on their special days! Allen.

  11. Wau! I´m visiting first time your blog. You are very talented.


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