I took the pictures for this post a week ago but was too busy to put it together. So here is some views of my garden recently. I was pleased to find that my Vagabond clematis had a new flush of flowers. but less so to see that the slugs had been busy lower down. I was… Read More For those who like such things – more flowers and bread
Ever since I weaned myself off white bread in my forties because I believed wholemeal to be more nutritious, I have found white bread a little insipid and prefer the more robust flavour of the wholemeal. However I am now having to have less fibre in my diet so white bread is best. I noticed… Read More Yet more bread!
I decided last Friday that I would try and make one of the bread recipes in my food processor recipe book. One of the recipes said it made a sandwich loaf, so I thought that I would try that. Unlike most bread recipes the liquid used was milk. Now the first bread I had made… Read More Making more bread
I thought since I had gone to the trouble of taking the photographs, I would show you my Christmas cooking for this year. I made my normal twelve mince pies for the freezer. And as there was pastry and mincemeat over I made a mincemeat tart to be cooked and eaten straight away. I also made… Read More Christmas cooking and some bread
In March I showed you how far I had got with my new ripple blanket, my latest loaf of bread and the tulips glowing in the sunshine. I shared with you the five hexagons that I was contributing to Patch (of Made by Patch) ‘s Collaborative Crochet Blanket project and the gifts for my Two… Read More March Montage
Having seen Rachel’s post about Artisan Bread and later Patch’s post on This Bread Will Change Your Life. I decided that I had to try it. The slightly spotty look is because I tried to recalculate for 1lb of flour and put too much water in, so I added some more flour quickly and roughly before… Read More I made that bread too!