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What I Baked at the Weekend (and the most important ingredient)

I was busy at the weekend-baking. In this post I will review what I baked, what worked, what didn’t work.  Firstly, though, where do I get the recipes? I have been baking for about 12-18 months now, I believe, and am beginning to become more ambitious and broaden my horizons with different recipes. I received […]

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My brown soda bread-recipe and how to

This is the recipe for my brown bread, it is taken from Neven Maguire’s book, Home Economics for Life, which I would highly recommend. Here is what you need: 8 oz strong white flour 8 oz wholemeal flour 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda or bread soda or baking powder 2 teaspoons of light muscovado […]

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Making bread-therapeutic and fascinating

I’ve always been a bread man. It has been a lifelong love affair. In the last few months I have begun to bake bread. And I am getting great enjoyment out of both making, and consuming, my bread. There is something ancient and timeless about bread. You can go back to the bible and the […]