Challah [BBB]

Gretchen Noelle

My love of food was cultivated early on by my family but has come alive while living in Peru. During the 12 years of living in Lima, Peru, I have also enjoyed numerous trips to other areas of the country. Here on Provecho Peru you will find Peruvian recipes in English, American favorites prepared overseas, news about Peruvian Cuisine and interesting tidbits about life in Peru.

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27 Responses

  1. Irene says:

    Excellent! This looks amazing and very eggy, just how I love to have Challah. I’ve been looking for a great recipe. I’ve baked challah before, and the first time I did it (I was a very, very novice cook), I forgot to put in the eggs!!!

  2. Baking Soda says:

    Oh yes I can believe that, it’s a very touchy-feely bread hehe, the smells, the color, all the curves..Well done Gretchen!

  3. Liz says:

    Challah? Holla! Looks gorgeous, well done!

  4. Clumbsy Cookie says:

    I really need to make challah at home. Yours looks so perfect! Did it smell good? I bet!

  5. Happy cook says:

    I made a braided bread last week and loved it. It was so relaxing to make them and was looking around for a challah recipie.This looks like a absloutl winner.Will try them.

  6. Mary says:

    This is a beautiful loaf of bread. It’s a winner!

  7. sunita says:

    Your challah looks perfect, Gretchen.

  8. Snooky doodle says:

    these look amazing. And even though I don t like baking bread I d like to try this recipe. Did you use regular flour or bread flour ??

  9. MyKitchenInHalfCups says:

    Fantastic Gretchen!Touchy feely just like everybody wants to hold a baby;)Drama in the oven!

  10. Sara says:

    gorgeous! i’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe.

  11. Dana McCauley says:

    Gorgeous loaf – I love this kind of bread. It makes the very best French Toast ever!

  12. Erin says:

    This looks beautiful! I’ve made Challah before as well, but I’ve been looking for a new recipe to see how they compare.

  13. Darius T. Williams says:

    I can totally understand why this bread is irresistible. But, I can’t bake – just cook…So, you bake…and I’ll eat…deal?

  14. Gretchen Noelle says:

    Irene – This was incredibly delicious! This is a wonderful recipe!Baking Soda – It was wonderful! I need more soon!Liz – Haha! Thanks!Clumbsy cookie – Oh it smelled and felt and tasted outrageously great!Happy Cook – Hope you do try this recipe, it was so tasty!Mary – Thanks!Sunita – Thank you!Snooky Doodle – It was wonderful bread, well worth trying! I used all purpose flour from King Arthur.Tanna – If only you could see all the hands that had to touch this one!Sara – Thank you Thank you Thank you!Dana – I bet it would be great french toast if it stuck around that long!Erin – Please do try this one. I have made some before and this was way better!!DTW – Haha! You should try baking sometime, at least for me, it is very relaxing!

  15. StickyGooeyCreamyChewy says:

    That is a beautiful loaf of bread! Challah is a fave of mine. It makes the best French toast!

  16. Cookie baker Lynn says:

    Your challah turned out beautifully! Isn’t it great to be able to check something off your “to bake” list? Great job, baking buddy!

  17. Aran says:

    that is a beautiful challah. and the smelling of the bread is a gorgeous shot. what i would be doing too!

  18. Rosie says:

    Gorgeous challah it has turned out perfect – well done!

  19. Tartelette says:

    Absolute beauty Gretchen! Freshly baked bread rocks!!

  20. Passionate About Baking says:

    Your challah is singing to me…it’s gorgeous!

  21. Lien says:

    Beautiful that’s the word I word use to describe your bread!It really is a lovely bread isn’t it, both tastewise as its looks. Great bread Gretchen!

  22. Kim says:

    Wow, you did a great job, your challah is beautiful. I thought your photos were quite clever as well. I love baking bread.

  23. veron says:

    Oh boy, I just can smell the wonderful aroma of bread wafting from your blog. Looks gorgeous!

  24. farida says:

    I love Challah a lot. Yours turned out so nicely. So beautiful!

  25. Gretchen Noelle says:

    Susan – Thanks! It never made it to french toast! It was already gone!Lynn – Thanks! I love when I feel as though i accomplished things!Aran – Thanks! My friend was taking pictures and I liked how it turned out.Rosie – Thank you!Helene – Thanks so much!Passionate about baking – It was beautiful and delicious!Lien – Thanks! It was so tasty too!Kim – Thanks! I love fresh baked bread as well!Veron – MMMmmm, yes…delicious!Farida – Me too! It was delicious!

  26. proofofthepudding says:

    Challah is my faaaaavorite!!! Seriously, just thinking about it makes me hungry (and brings a smile to my face!). Yours looks delicious!

  27. Jude says:

    The recipe is definitely a keeper. Nice pictures!

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