Use your loaf. . . . .A new recipe for bread

I usually make our bread in the bread maker but I read about this loaf on Down to Earth, a blog by Rhonda Hetzel.  She calls it a five minute loaf and it is so easy to make. This link will take you directly to her blog and post on the bread I couldn’t believe…

Trying to make baguettes

I recently borrowed some books from the library and two of those were about bread making. Both were by the same baker.  One book was called Dough and the other Crust. I have a bread making machine but I wanted to try my hand at making bread without the machine and the bread I wanted…

Use your loaf. . . .

If you tell someone to use their loaf, you are telling them in a slightly angry way that they should think more carefully about what they are doing.  In Cockney rhyming slang  ‘loaf’ is short for ‘loaf of bread’ which means head.  My father, after retiring from the Air Force, used to work for The…

One for the money, two for the dough. . . sourdough.

Yesterday I had a go at making sourdough bread.  I have a breadmaker which I have used regularly for years but I use a breadmix, with added grains to make my everyday loaf.  While I was at my sister-in-law’s she had a recipe on her kitchen bench for making sourdough and the recipe looked really…