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Tomato & Basil Bread (from Paul Hollywood)

If you’ve read this blog over the last twelve months, Paul Hollywood’s products have featured many times. But none of his recipes. Today that changes with a loaf from 100 Great Breads (2004). 307 more words


Pan Rústico (Spanish Rustic Bread from The Hairy Bikers)

There is an alternative to a sourdough starter and this loaf uses it: a preferment or ‘sponge’. The method is quicker and more reliable plus gives a deeper flavour than yeast normally can. 676 more words


Infamous Laydeez: Bruisin' Susan

A challenge ’twas to women who
Befriend Susan Anthony —
Those rallies she kept going to
Hoping to impress
Impervious powers that be
(If necessary by duress) 79 more words



Do you still write poems,

About me?

When I still write songs,

About you?

I am not a lyricist,

Words are hard to make.

You are not an empiricist, 65 more words

Basic bloomer attempts 1 & 2

Bread! Absolutely love artisan style bread. Sour dough, rye, spelt, bloomers THE LOT. I haven’t until recently actually bothered to make any bread. I was glancing through my 2016 bake off book when there was a ‘super simple’ bloomer recipie, so there was no reason why I shouldn’t give it a go. 324 more words