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Sunday 22 January 2017
by Wulf
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Khorasan Bread

Today I tried out an unusual flour called khorasan as part of a loaf of bread (40% of the flour content, balanced with strong white bread flour). This has proved to be a very successful experiment; a yellowish crumb with a … Continue reading

Saturday 21 May 2016
by Wulf
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Hevva Cake

Hevva cake is a traditional Cornish baked good. If you look it up online you will find out a number of things about it such as the fact that it is often called ‘heavy cake’ although this is a misnomer … Continue reading

Saturday 23 August 2014
by Wulf
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Tyger Bread

I decided to get creative with the loaf I made yesterday. Once I had shaped it, I made a mix of rye flour and water with a little sugar and yeast. Just before popping the loaf in the oven, I … Continue reading

Sunday 24 February 2013
by Wulf
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Coffee Victoria Sandwich

My recipe book collection gradually changes over time; the ones that are guaranteed a lasting place are those which feature inspiring writing, invaluable reference and failproof recipes. One from this category is Mary Berry’s Ultimate Cake Book. Truth be told, … Continue reading

Monday 18 February 2013
by Wulf
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Proof of the Pudding

On Friday I tried a recipe for an “Easter Ring” (a sweet dough, spread with chopped fruits, rolled into a log and then bent round to form a ring). Very tasty but, it turned out, too easy to overcook. I … Continue reading