For July and August, The Cookbook Guru is showcasing the book, The Italian Baker, by Carol Field. Early in July, I checked out the book and spotted this recipe. I was attracted because it required 8 (or 9) egg whites. If there is one ingredient that I covet in a recipe as much as marmalade, it’s egg whites. I, usually, have 15-20 in the freezer.
The above photo is my sixth attempt at Pane Accavallato di Altamura (overlapped bread from Altamura) and, I am glad to say, it is my best to date. The worst thing about this loaf is the shaping and I blame Carol Field for that. I blame her for a lot of other things but that will come later.
This month, The Cookbook Guru is showcasing the book, The Italian Baker, by Carol Field. As I didn’t have the book, I put it on my birthday list and my sister, Vickie, bought it for me. Thanks Vick. Continue reading