Lorraine from Hamilton writes, Countdown have a lockdown price in their in-store bakery on bread called ‘wholemeal and grain sandwich loaf’. Don’t be put off buying it if you like the thicker toast slice. It’s 90% wholemeal and just as filling per slice as toast bread. Good value I think for fresh bread at $2.00 […]
Raywyn from Tauranga says, I used to make rewena bread years ago, I would use half the dough and fed the other half, but I can’t remember what I did. That way you had a plant going all the time
A reader has written to us recently promoting the benefits of making your own bread. Not only does it save them money but they are more in control of the ingredients, so they know exactly what they and their family are eating. Oily raggers like being a little exotic so we thought we would delve […]
Bread is so easy to make, and so versatile in that you can start with the basics and add any number of variations to suit your taste and budget. Here’s a simple, failsafe bread recipe (well, almost failsafe!). To make two loaves you need: 5 cups flour, 2 teaspoons salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 teaspoons […]
reader wants to share their enthusiasm about a present they received for Christmas. Their family had a make or bake Christmas and they were given a yummy home-made flavoured butter spread. It was simply an equal mix of butter and cold pressed olive oil. The trick was the olive oil was locally grown and had […]
Rustic Breadcrumbs. Crush any leftover crackers,potato chips,corn chips etc and add to your breadcrumb container. Shake well. Makes breadcrumbs much tastier and go further.
Kids versus crusts! Some kids wont eat the hard ends of the bread so I pop them in my blender and make breadcrumbs with them then mix in a tablespoon of mixed herbs and a handful of grated cheese. Pop them in a strip seal bag and store in freezer then when you make shepherds […]