Bread the stuff of life

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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #450 on: July 26, 2017, 12:21 »
I use lidl strong white and strong wholemeal flour all the time and have never had any problems with it.
I also sometimes use Asda and Waitrose Essential own brands of strong bread flours and they work very well.

The worst I tried was Doves, it produced very poor results on a few breads I do often. It was not a batch problem as I complained and they sent me a voucher for more and tried a bit later but produced the same result.

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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #451 on: July 26, 2017, 13:51 »
We use a mixture depending on where we are shopping when we need some,Lidl,Aldi,Tesco,Asda, Sainsbury's. Sometimes farmers market. The recent bread making course we did at The Loaf, Andrew the tutor was dismissive of the cheaper shops/brands saying they weren't consistent in their contents,type of wheat,gluten content.
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #452 on: July 26, 2017, 14:44 »
Very interesting , clicking around there is not much opinion between the types i think it basically boils down to what your happy with ,
my half and half is in at the moment carnt  wait .
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #453 on: July 26, 2017, 21:32 »
I use whatever is the Best Buy at the time. Usually, it's Asda or Allinson's if it's on offer. For more speciality flours, I have to go to our local Waitrose, which is 25 miles away.
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #454 on: July 27, 2017, 16:00 »
I use lidl strong white and strong wholemeal flour all the time and have never had any problems with it.


Another vote here for Lidl flour, half the price of some of the branded flours.

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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #455 on: July 27, 2017, 18:05 »
I use the lidl flour did try the asda brand when lidle had none left i was supprised how silky the asda flour was.
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #456 on: August 09, 2017, 14:42 »
Todays batch .
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #457 on: September 24, 2017, 09:26 »
Today's offering. Paul .hollywood wholemeal again. I used fresh gloves and fresh batch of yeast and I thnk the results reflected that. It's lovely 😋
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #458 on: September 24, 2017, 13:22 »
fresh gloves?  ???
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #459 on: September 24, 2017, 13:32 »
Eek!  Flour  :D

Enjoying it now with ham, salad and toms  :tongue2:

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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #460 on: September 24, 2017, 19:50 »
Fresh Gloves???

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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #461 on: September 28, 2017, 18:49 »
Looks very nice , i have been visiting the son down in tidmouth and hubbys sisters in widness and had to eat bought bread it was a bit doughy i asked hubby if he would prefer the bought stuff to mine he said no dosent like the bought stuff any more , i was chuffed .
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #462 on: October 20, 2017, 22:55 »
Fresh flour!  It should say 🙂

You can buy some good breads but you can knock some up cheaper at home. I know it's time consuming but I love it 🙂 

Baked some bread today. Wholemeal loaf and some soft white dinner rolls 😋
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #463 on: October 25, 2017, 15:37 »
Today's make was PH white bloomer recipe

Lovely!  Easy to cut too 😋
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Re: Bread the stuff of life
« Reply #464 on: November 07, 2017, 08:28 »
My breads been abit sad latley not got the fluffyness i stopped putting in the milk so now ive put it back in and all is well , when i bake and it says water they never seem as nice.
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