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Offline GillE

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Sourdough Bread
« on: June 30, 2011, 20:14 »
Commercially-baked bread is not to my taste and I find it often upsets my tummy.  Perhaps it's due to all the added enzymes and yeast that's part of the modern Chorleywood baking process.  I've tried to make my own sourdough bread in the past which uses merely flour, salt and water, but my attempts have always been unsuccessful.  Last week I read about this technique in one of the online newspapers and thought I'd give it a go.  Although there's a lot of faffing about, it makes lovely bread :) .  Here are some photos:





It tasted great with cheese and home-made chutney :) .
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2011, 20:15 »
I'll get t'other one (or more her dad) on to that ASAP :-) the bread looks nice.. can almost smell it from those pics.
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2011, 23:04 »
It looks a bit like Ciabatta Gill.  It's a 4 hour bake in my machine but it rises very well indeed! 
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2011, 23:12 »
Looks great, Gill.  :thumb:
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2011, 07:04 »
It looks a bit like Ciabatta Gill.  It's a 4 hour bake in my machine but it rises very well indeed!

So you did it? Where is the pics?
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2011, 08:20 »
Long since eaten Sam! 
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2011, 09:35 »
 :woot:
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2011, 12:22 »
I'm surprised Clive can still get things to rise at his age!  :devil:
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2011, 13:16 »
Nobody is lacing my dough with Viagra!
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2011, 13:32 »
Not sure it would do much for you anyway, Gill.  ;D

Actually, that raises a question, but probably for the DZ.  :devil:
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« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2011, 13:33 »
Lol
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Re: Sourdough Bread
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2011, 13:51 »
Nobody is lacing my dough with Viagra!

Could be a lot of fun Gill.  ;-)
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