For Brydie and Celia – Rosettas Rock!

Brydie and Celia have been busy downunder making Rosetta rolls and I am joining in here as I got the right press at last from Germany.

This is my first try using a white sourdough, so not the right dough, but I am on the trail now of the right one. Didn’t stop Brian eating four of these last night however.  In the meantime do visit their beautiful blogs and read their Rosetta posts.

Brydie is at

Celia is at

10 thoughts on “For Brydie and Celia – Rosettas Rock!

  1. ceciliag

    I have just sent away for a sourdough starter, So i will be back to look at your rolls again soon i hope, fingers crossed!

  2. C

    They look lovely. I think that Brydie, Celia and yourself are very bad influences and my bank balance doesn’t like it. I do though…. just waiting for a delivery from Bakery Bits so I can play along. Not rosettas though.

    Your sourdough looks lovely, what kind of dough do you think would be best for showcasing the presses?

    1. Joanna Post author

      I am so pleased that we are bad influences in the cause of fabulous home made bread :) I am trying out an Italian dough recipe tomorrow and will see how it goes and let you know. Have a look at Celia’s and Brydie’s posts where they have written up their doughs properly. This white sourdough was I think, but I can’t remember as I kind of just made it as I went. 150 g starter (100% hydration) 500 g flour and 300 g water, 9 g salt, 70 g dough per ball, baked at 230 C for 18 minutes. I was trying to make it a bit dryer than usual. I didn’t write notes on the timings I’m afraid, I’m getting a bit lazy…

  3. cityhippyfarmgirl

    Oooo, you got the middle bit to come right up! They look lovely and if Brian ate four of them I say the dough you were using wasn’t a bad one at all ;-)
    The rolls are walking out of my kitchen, my starter can hardly keep up.

    Next quest?

    1. Joanna Post author

      I was most surprised at the little middles popping up like that too :) I have no idea why they did that. The week before when I made them with the other cutters they were very flat… who knows what was going on… (scratches head)

    1. Joanna Post author

      Thanks, I made some completely different ones yesterday, flipped them to prove and they look nothing like.. ;)

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