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    Bread

    still addicted to it and finally seeking help for my addiction



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    Home made?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wahalla View Post
    Home made?
    no home made yet.

    Twines- now and again I eat gluten free that I toast, but meh. I always go back to the real thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gen View Post
    still addicted to it and finally seeking help for my addiction



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    Like dumpling there is no substitution for bread. Are you looking for things that will serve a similar purpose such as sandwich buns? Let us know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twiney View Post
    Like dumpling there is no substitution for bread. Are you looking for things that will serve a similar purpose such as sandwich buns? Let us know.


    try this bread recipe..

    1 kg plain flour
    800 mls water
    4 g yeast (not 7 g as is the usual for a standard bread!)
    1 table spoon salt
    2 teaspoons sugar.
    2 table spoons oilive oil

    Mix together the above in a bowl it is a very runny doah ... i use a mixer with a hook. Mix the above togeher except the salt for 5 mins. check that it is mixed properly. once mixed add teh salt.

    Leave over night to raise at room temp... ( what i do is after cooking iin the evening i put on the still warm gas hob) . it should double in size.. So use a large mixing bowl. I was told to leave in a fridge but it did not work...

    I add the sugar because it did not raise enough... also yeast does not react well to the salt....

    pour into twooiled with olive oil plat baking tins not loaf tins. no more than 1" /2" thick... I stick black in olives into sections so one oilive per slice of bread ...and a leaf of rosemary or thyme each section the loaf... then i gently oil with oilive oil the surface....this is tricky as it is very runny....

    Bake at 275 F for 25- 30 mins... after 10 mins open and pierce teh surface with a fork.

    Wait till it cools then cut into sections.. This tastes better cold than hot... odd but true..

    Note it is a foccacia....and is my favourite... Try with cherry tommatos instead of olives.... I was thinking of adding some pepper sauce to hit.. like harrisa...but none of the little ones like pepper!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wahalla View Post
    try this bread recipe..

    1 kg plain flour
    800 mls water
    4 g yeast (not 7 g as is the usual for a standard bread!)
    1 table spoon salt
    2 teaspoons sugar.
    2 table spoons oilive oil

    Mix together the above in a bowl it is a very runny doah ... i use a mixer with a hook. Mix the above togeher except the salt for 5 mins. check that it is mixed properly. once mixed add teh salt.

    Leave over night to raise at room temp... ( what i do is after cooking iin the evening i put on the still warm gas hob) . it should double in size.. So use a large mixing bowl. I was told to leave in a fridge but it did not work...

    I add the sugar because it did not raise enough... also yeast does not react well to the salt....

    pour into twooiled with olive oil plat baking tins not loaf tins. no more than 1" /2" thick... I stick black in olives into sections so one oilive per slice of bread ...and a leaf of rosemary or thyme each section the loaf... then i gently oil with oilive oil the surface....this is tricky as it is very runny....

    Bake at 275 F for 25- 30 mins... after 10 mins open and pierce teh surface with a fork.

    Wait till it cools then cut into sections.. This tastes better cold than hot... odd but true..

    Note it is a foccacia....and is my favourite... Try with cherry tommatos instead of olives.... I was thinking of adding some pepper sauce to hit.. like harrisa...but none of the little ones like pepper!!!
    I thought this looks recipe looks almost like my no knead bread which is basically yeast, warm water, salt and flour... if you aren't getting enough leavening out of your yeast it might be a bad batch or your water is a little too hot. I keep my yeast in the freezer.

    I am avoiding wheat so I just make my regular sandwich bread since that is what my children want to eat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twiney View Post
    I thought this looks recipe looks almost like my no knead bread which is basically yeast, warm water, salt and flour... if you aren't getting enough leavening out of your yeast it might be a bad batch or your water is a little too hot. I keep my yeast in the freezer.

    I am avoiding wheat so I just make my regular sandwich bread since that is what my children want to eat.
    it does not raise as traditional bread...The italians who gave me the receipe, keeps it in the fridge over night, then it barely rises by 25 % at most.... I added the sugar to boost the rise and keep it outside the fridge overnight. it raises to the op of the bowl and touches the cling film i put over it then the raise reduces..... they also put cherry tomatoes to bake. (When i was in Norway the italians who taught me also made home made sauages and chesse and bring it in to work and we had a breakfast in the conference room!).. my children dont like the tomatoes so i only use oilves
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    Baked Jamaican hard dough bread....It was brilliant...
    What nonsense! How can you have a revolution without shooting people ? Lenin 26th October 1917...
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    Cool

    Fresh baked still Warm Coco bread from Black River was the luxury item I loved most as a child... We got it three or four times a year. I know StE people my age have the same reaction....

    I think cocobread is the Jamaican equivalent of crossiants...

    Today I made a first attempt...at baking them....wow they were pretty good.....'and it was easier o make than I thought.....
    What nonsense! How can you have a revolution without shooting people ? Lenin 26th October 1917...
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    Wahalla... share your recipe.

    My niece met a taino lady recently and you crossed my mind.

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