Challah: Braided Perfection

I seem to have a greater appreciation for things when I cannot make or do them. For example: baking bread. I have certainly made my fair share of bread, but really mastering the art of baking is something that takes true passion, time and practice. The fine folks down at Grateful Bread Company are true masters of their craft. As if making one of the best baguettes I've ever tasted isn't good enough, they also make ciabatta, sourdough boule, lavain, and challah. Challah, people! CHALLAH! 
 

Image: Grateful Bread

Image: Grateful Bread

Egg, Flour, Sugar, Water, Yeast and Salt. I love the simplicity of ingredients that, like cheese, make up so much more than their parts. I won't go into the religious significance of Challah, but I will say that it's an awesome part of why this bread exists. Tradition, history, time, and love. Those are four more ingredients in the breads from Grateful Bread.