• Bread Baking – Pure Genius?

    The best thing since sliced bread is home baked bread, baked in your own oven!!! But who was it that discovered that the combination of crushed grain, yeast, salt and water, mixed, kneaded and left for a few hours would expand to make the most amazing food? Seriously, the simple act of baking bread never ceases to amaze me. The simplest of ingredients, put together and dealt with in the correct order produces the yummiest of treats – but who was it that found that correct order?? Whether it happened by accident or design I consider them a genius! Bread offers simplicity and therapy for a baker – no fancy…