March 2018 – Let’s bake bread together

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March 2018, Volume 14, Issue 3

Kitchen to the Table, The Kitchen Store in Orangeville

Bread and tomatoes

Let’s bake bread together

Fresh warm homemade bread could in fact be my key to happiness. Eating it is heavenly and nourishes the body. Making it is intensely satisfying and nurtures the soul. It can be a quick snack, a delicious side item to a meal or a main component of the meal itself. With the right bread-making equipment, the process can go smooth and results in delicious and healthy loaves of bread.

Top 5 reasons to make bread:

  1. It allows you to control what ingredients you eat
  2. It saves money
  3. It can be done on a whim
  4. It smells amazing
  5. It’s fun!

In This Issue:

Sigrid and Staff



Emile Henry Large Bread Loaf Baker

The secret to delicious bread lies in the baking, which requires a high level of carefully controlled humidity. The Large Bread Loaf Baker by Emile Henry recreates the same baking process as an authentic bread oven and is simple to use. The humidity levels are controlled using this special refractory ceramic. The domed lid allows for optimum levels of heat and air circulation. All Emile Henry products are made in France. 39.5 x 16 x 15 cm


Large Bread Loaf Baker by Emile Henry


The Custom Loaf by Breville

Here is the most intelligent bread maker since sliced bread. The Custom Loaf is fully automatic and customizable depending on your needs. Did you know that depending on what bread you make, the knead amount, rise and rest times vary. This machine has an IQ which knows the requirements for different breads. Select your loaf size (1pound to 2.5 pounds), crust colour and more. Choose from 13 automatic features including basic, whole wheat, gluten free, crusty loaf, sweet breads, yeast-free dough and more. Throw the ingredients in order of wet to dry and press start! So easy.

Try our gluten-free pizza dough recipe or our whole wheat pizza dough recipe.


The Custom Loaf by Breville

Bake Bread in Cast Iron

Have you ever thought of making a beautiful boule in a cast iron pot? The benefit of making bread in a cast iron piece is that the pot gets super hot. This is great for even and overall cooking. The result is a professional look with a crispy crust and delicate interior.

Le Creuset 5.2 L French oven        $420.00

Le Creuset 5.2 L French oven

Staub 5.5L w steamer basket $319.99 (Regular $515)

Staub 5.5L w steamer basket	$319.99



Our Customers Ask:
I have one burner from Lampe Berger and wish to change the scent, what do I do?

  1. Empty the scent from your burner into the scent bottle or use a mason jar with a tight lid.
  2. Take the wick out and squeeze excess fragrance from it. Do not rinse your wick with water or any other liquid.
  3. Add a little Neutral scent into the burner, add the wick and follow the process. Let the Neutral work for about 20 minutes. Cap the lamp and let cool. Later add new scent and again follow the process.
  4. Or you can dry the wick and start a new scent a few days later.
  5. You can mix one scent with neutral, never mix two different fragrances.




Kitchen Gadgets

Proofing Baskets also known as Bannetons

Make bread like our ancestors! Get an authentic bread-look by using a Banneton cane basket to proof the dough resulting in a beautiful texture over the crust of the bread. Dust the surface of the shaped loaf with flour and invert it into the proofing basket so that the ‘top’ of the dough is on the bottom of the basket. After the dough rises invert into the cooking vessel and bake.

$25.00 and $30.00 round and rectangle available



Dough Riser Bowl Cover

Let your breads rise under cover using our attractive dough risers. These bowl covers are reusable, machine washable and completely elasticized all around to prevent slipping.


Dough Riser Bowl Cover



Le Creuset Loaf Tin

Le Creuset bake pans are a beautiful non-stick heavy-gauge carbon steel. Silicone handle grips make moving the pans easier with a sure-grip. This bread tin is perfect for baking a wide variety of breads, cakes, meatloaf, homemade pate, terrines or chilled desserts.

$30.00 and $45.00 two sizes available

Le Creuset Loaf Tin


Sophie Conran Rectangular Baker

Just one of many beautiful and functional pieces offered in the Sophie Conran collection. Bake a delicious loaf and bring it to the table.


Sophie Conran Rectangular Baker


Endurance Yeast Spoon

Use this handy yeast spoon to measure out the right amount of bulk yeast. The spoon measures 2-1/4 teaspoons (1/4 oz.) – the same amount in a packet of active dry yeast.


Endurance Yeast Spoon



Knife Skills

Knife Skills: Why use a bread knife?

Bread knives, typically 8, 9 or 10 inches long with a serrated edge, are good for cutting through hard surfaces with soft interiors without squishing. Great for loaves of bread, melons, tomatoes and cakes!

We carry a variety of high-end knives including Global, Wüsthof, Henckels and Miyabi.



Aged Cheddar and Bacon No Knead Bread

Aged Cheddar and Bacon No Knead Bread


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp instant yeast
  • 1 ½ cup warm water
  • 1 cup grated aged cheddar cheese, divided
  • ½ cup and 1 tbsp of cooked bacon cut in pieces


  1. In a large bowl combine flour, yeast, salt, ¾ cup of grated aged cheddar cheese and ½ cup of cooked bacon pieces. Add water, stir until blended; dough will be shaggy and sticky. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Let dough rest over night at room temperature.
  2. Lightly flour a work surface and place dough on it; sprinkle it with a little more flour and fold it over on itself once or twice. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and let rest about 15 minutes.
  3. Using just enough flour to keep dough from sticking to work surface or to your fingers, gently and quickly shape dough into a ball. Generously coat a cotton towel with flour, put dough seam side down on towel and dust with more flour. Cover with another cotton towel and let rise for about 2 hours. When it is ready, dough will be more than double in size and will not readily spring back when poked with a finger.
  4. Preheat oven to 450°F. Place the French oven in the oven as it preheats. Carefully remove pot from oven. Slide your hand under towel and turn dough over into pot, seam side up. Shake pan once or twice if dough is unevenly distributed; it will straighten out as it bakes. . Cover with lid and bake 30 minutes. Remove lid and add remaining ¼ cup of cheese and 1 tbsp of cooked bacon pieces. Bake another 15 to 30 minutes, until loaf is beautifully browned. Cool on a rack.

COOK TIME Under 1 hr.




Lampe Berger – Tocade

Designed by Sylvie de France, this catalytic lamp has a soft and generous shape. The twisted lines enhance the natural lustre and transparency of the glass. Associated with its pearl mounting in gunmetal grey, this fragrance diffuser will add a feminine touch to your interior decoration. Lamp sold in a very pretty box with protective pouch.


Lampe Berger starter kit

Lampe Berger Fragrance of the Month ~ Cotton Caresse

This powdery floral scent opens with clean notes, revealing at the heart an innocent bouquet of roses and orange blossoms. This new composition is enveloped in honey-sweet softness, where vanilla and white musk reflect each other.

$24.00 500ML

Lampe Berger Fragrance of the Month ~ Vanilla Gourmet Fragrance

Lampe Berger Loyalty Program

Did you hear the big news?
We are now offering a loyalty program for your Lampe Berger purchases.
On your 6th purchase of our Home Fragrance 500 ml receive a FREE 1 bottle Home Fragrance 500 ml and 1 burner.



Staub Heart


Everyone needs a little LOVE!

Congratulations to Carole who won the staub cast iron heart cocotte from our Valentine’s Day draw. Thanks to everyone who entered and keep your eye out for our next customer draw.