Focaccia new baking time

700g marriages flour 500g ss milk (add water if too dry. This mix was a bit wet, actually) 12g fresh yeast 12g salt A dash of olive oil Roughly 24 hour fermentation. Baking Spray water with every turn. Oven full heat (240°) 5 minutes on 2nd from top shelf, turn then bake another 5 minutes …

New focaccia experiment

Fucked it up. 🙁 Well pissed off. I think I just didn’t let it rise for long enough. I won’t know until I try again. It took a long time to bake – 1hr 10 minutes. 9 minutes out of the tray. (Turning every 20 minutes, and spraying with every turn). But it wasn’t much …

Latest Focaccia

Update: The bread came out very well, lovely and soft but also under baked. I think I’ll use the middle shelf, gas mark 6 for 20 minutes then rotate for another 20 minutes. Then bake off the tray for 5 minutes, check it and maybe another 5 minutes if it’s not sounding hollow enough. If …

Lentil Soup

Beautiful lentil soup. Lentils, garlic, cumin, carrot. Onion. Salt n pepper. Chilli.Turmeric. Potato. Olive oil. Boil, take the water out (keep it!) put some chunks of vegetables to the side. Blend the mix in the pan, add the water back in, blending it. Season. Delicious.

Latest Focaccia

700g Marriages’ Strong Bread Flour 320g tepid water 200g tepid milk 12g fresh yeast 12g salt I didn’t use all of the water, I used my senses to feel when the mix was “right”. I did use all of the milk though, because I wanted the fat in it. This time I think I dropped …

Three focaccia batch

I tripled the focaccia mix. I’m making one for me, one for my dad and one for Dario. Everything went well until I had to divide it into three: my scales decided not to display it. I got there eventually, but incorporated more flour than I’d like. One went in the freezer…. Dad’s cos I …

First Sourdough (kind of)

Aside from a couple of failed attempts at Chris’s house, this is my first successful sourdough starter! Apparently, you have to name your sourdough; it’s tradition. I’m going to call him: “Benjamin” 😀 hehehe no idea why. Benji! It smells kind of cheesy, and creamy. I mixed a ratio of 1:1 = 50g Marriages Organic …

Best Dough mix, yet!

I used 700g Marriages’ Strong Bread Flour 320g tepid water 200g tepid milk 12g fresh yeast 12g salt This mix of dough was the best that I’ve done, yet. From the beginning it came together, tremendously well. I defrosted the (new, from the internet) yeast, in 40g of warm water. I obviously deducted that from …

Focaccia Latest

OK. My experiment to let the focaccia rise more, and to take out the oil gave me two impressions. I went to the boxing and just left it alone all day 😀 hehehe 700g sbf 485g water 12g fresh yeast 6g salt (needs more) There’s too much water in this mix as well. The crumb …

Focaccia experiment

The last one left me feeling disappointingly underwhelmed. This time i want to make one with no oil, and let it prove for longer than i normally would. Because i left out the oil, i added 8g more water. 700g sbf 485g water 12g fresh yeast 6g salt (needs more) If this one turns out …