This week I made double the amount of bread in my wholemeal bread recipe as we were running very low! I have four loaf tins but only three are the same size, the other one is a lot smaller. So after the first rise, I split the dough into roughly three equal bigger amounts and one … Continue reading A Little Extra Goodness
I have loved starting this blog! Really loved it! And I am looking forward to writing more posts, but something has occurred to me over the last few days. I have been tentatively telling my friends and family that I have been writing a blog, and they, as lovely people would, have asked to read … Continue reading Defeating the purpose?!
As one of the purposes of my blog is to document my efforts to view making mistakes as opportunities to learn rather than reasons not to try, here are some of the mistakes I've made and the things I've learnt through making the bread in my post Bring on the Bread! The more you make … Continue reading Bring on the Bread…Part 2
A few years ago I had an urge to make bread. I'm not sure why! My mum often makes bread so I vaguely knew about it but I'd never attempted it. I had recently read 'The Storyteller' by Jodi Picoult, which describes bread making beautifully, so maybe that prompted me. Anyway, I asked my mum to … Continue reading Bring on the Bread!
And yet, I act like it does. It's not that I don't try. I'm always trying. I've always been a 'try-er'. When I've decided to do something, I definitely put in the maximum effort, and make sure it's as good as it can be. But somewhere along the way, a long time ago, probably for many and … Continue reading It can’t hurt to try…