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(Posted: 25/04/2013)

Tips and tricks you say - how can she have any when she has just started breadmaking.

Well, I have quickly discovered that to produce a loaf in a domestic kitchen you need to know a few basics including how to clean up after yourself, otherwise it becomes too much of a chore.

It really isn't that time consuming or messy, if you follow some of my tips it can actually be quite enjoyable.

(Posted: 25/04/2013)

Day 1 of The Busy Baker begins with a white bloomer, well I had to start somewhere and this is my loaf of choice so I get the ingredients together, it’s amazing what few items you need for a loaf; bowl, scales, board and lined baking tray plus the following:

  • 500g strong white flour
  • 7g quick yeast
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 30ml olive oil
  • 320ml cold water (you may need a little less or a little more depending o...
(Posted: 25/04/2013)

Welcome to The Busy Baker.

This is my blog, I will be writing about my experiences through the maze of home baking starting with bread making (or is it breadmaking?).

Up to now I have bought bread from either a local baker or the supermarket. I have always been dubious about shop bought bread as it can vary dramatically and include so many additives.

So..... I have given myself the challenge of making enough bread for my f...