Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Daily bread

Every couple of days we buy a loaf of bread from a bakery, or from the supermarket. It usually costs around $4NZD, and I reckon we buy about five loaves a week. It adds up (to $20 if you're good at maths). I've decided to have a go at making bread daily at home in an attempt to:

a) save money
b) eat nicer bread.

I started today, using this recipe.

And I ended up with this:

Which looks HUGE in the photo, but was actually only about the size of....well, not as big as it looks anyway!

Delicious though. I used plain flour this time, but might try High Grade flour for the next batch and see if it makes a difference.


Lillabilly said...

Well done for trying your hand at breadmaking. High grade flour will definately make a difference! I have a lovely stromboli recipe on my blog which you might like to try - the bread dough base recipe also makes lovely buns and loaves too. There is nothing quite like homemade bread!

Lil said...

Thanks! Your stromboli looks pretty damned good too.