Today was the dreaded oven clean day. I hate this task, has to be done though. I thought I'd share a couple of tips that I use to get the job done easier. In the past I've been scrubbing away for hours, and the oven still didn't look tip top. Now I employ a couple of methods that take the scrubbing out of cleaning the oven.
Last week I tweeted that I had a bit of news, it was after work so it was fairly late. I dare say the tweet was missed by many. I've been persuaded by a friend of mine to sort myself out and get baking to sell, make myself earn money using a skill I've taught myself.
This morning I defrosted our freezer. The job was long overdue, I'd been putting it off through pure laziness if anything. It's not a particularly fun job, but it is very necessary.
This week my son has started back at pre-school, he is now funded by the government for his schooling. This means he gets 15 hours a week and we've decided three of the mornings to keep him there an extra hour to eat lunch with his school friends. This does mean we now have to prepare lunches for him!
Yeah, so everyone wants to see how to do a plaited loaf. Here it is. This is a quick tutorial of how to make a one pound six strand plaited loaf. A bit more difficult than a normal loaf, but the pattern is easy to learn. I've made a video and split into two. One is the preparation of 2lb of dough, the second is the 1lb 6-strand plaited loaf.
This is a quick tutorial of how to make a one pound white Farmhouse loaf. Not too difficult and the results are rather nice. I've made a video and split into two. One is the preparation of 2lb of dough, the second is the 1lb farmhouse.