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Post by Dandelion on 26th February 2011, 2:54 pm

Mr D asks if anyone has any unusual bread recipes they would like to share (he's in a bread making mood!) He especially says does anyone know if you can put parsnips into bread?

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Post by Compostwoman on 26th February 2011, 4:11 pm

Well, I would think if you treated them like potato in bread recipes, why not? ie mashed or cooked and grated....

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Post by warlock1 on 21st January 2013, 6:29 pm

i make my own bread with a little help from my breadmaker to make the dough .have you tried poppy seed bread , i just use some ordainary plain
flower 3 and a half measuring cups of flour two spoons of powdered yeast
2 spoons of sugar spinkle of salt and a dash of cooking oil or spoon of margarine .once mixed and risen turn out on to a floured surface and
shape put on a flat baking at 180 in the oven check after 15 to 20 minutes
should be cooked .
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Post by Dandelion on 21st January 2013, 10:05 pm

How much poppy seeds do you add to that, or is it just sprinkled on op?

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Post by warlock1 on 22nd January 2013, 12:37 pm

sprinkle in the dough as you make it .as amany poppy seed to your taste
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Post by Dandelion on 22nd January 2013, 8:12 pm

Sounds lovely (I love poppy seeds!)

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Post by Chilli-head on 23rd January 2013, 10:33 am

I quite like the seeds on top of bread, rather than in it - I prefer the nutty roasted taste to the more earthy flavour you get if they are baked in.

I've been having trouble with my breadmaker recently - loaves sinking in the middle and having a cake-like texture. I presumed it was the flour - last time I had this problem it was, and because I normally use Waitrose home brand, you don't really know where they source it from. So I've switched flour, but at the same time I noticed that my scales were broken - so although today's loaf was better, I don't knoe whether it was the flour or the scales !
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Post by Adrian on 23rd January 2013, 11:59 am

I have a cracking bread recipe book that I bought in the UK from one of those discount book stores - a years ago now

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It has every time of bread you could ever wish for, I swear by it

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Post by warlock1 on 16th March 2013, 8:19 am

heres another one to try its called puffballs and it is a recipe handed down
from my mums french grandfather.

take some self raising flour and half fill a 2 litre measuring jug
put one egg in and mix together
add water a little at a time until you have made a stiff mixture
(if the mixture becomes too sloppy just add more flower)
take a frying pan and heat some oil does not matter which kind you use
once the pan is quite hot take a dessert spoon and take some mixture
place in the pan you may also need a knife to get it off the spoon
you can fill the pan up as long as you have room in between them
you may have to put a little more oil in for time to time
make sure you fry on all sides until they have a golden brown colour
they will increase in size .they are good with marmite (yeast extract) or jam
peanut butter or anything else you may like to try
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Post by Dandelion on 16th March 2013, 7:55 pm

That sounds great W1 - like puffy pancakes?

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