By Dina Paz
January 13, 2021
The desire to reconnect and feel centered is reflected in this movement: from artisanship that seeks to unearth new ingredients and ancient techniques, to mass acceptance of a freshly baked loaf straight out of the oven.
The latest batch of bread goodness comes from Japan, with its rich, soft creations like shokupan, a fluffy milk bread that’s slightly sweetened and serves as a perfect vehicle for savory sandwich builds.
New, exotic ingredients will catch fire this year as bread makers introduce purple potato, yuca, ancient grains and ancient starters into the mix.
Beautiful, bold, colorful leavened creations will be served up as a form of art and sustenance.