30 April 2008

Breadmaking

Today I decided to do something I have never done... make real bread without a breadmaker! Our eldest boy had a friend over to play, so both my boys were busy playing with him, baby was asleep and Little Miss was busy writing stories (or pretending to) - so I grabbed the opportunity. But as it usually turns out... baby woke up early, and Little Miss decided I needed her help!

First, knead the dough - CHECK


Make sure baby is okay - CHECK (note: she doesn't have big teeth, that's banana coming out of her mouth!)


Oversee Little Miss kneading the dough - CHECK


Make sure chickens aren't up to any shenanigans - CHECK



Oversee Little Miss brushing milk on the bread - CHECK (I was inspired by her hair for the bread design!)


The finished product out of the oven - CHECK! (boy did it smell and taste good with our tomato soup for dinner!)


It's feeling very homely and farm-like around here with all the talk of chickens laying eggs and baking bread... quite nice for townies like us.

3 comments:

  1. Yum-ness! I'm so lazy, I love that the breadmaker does it all! I must give making it by hand a try..... I've always thought that kneading bread looks quite therapeutic.
    Gail

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  2. It was very therapeutic (apart from the other stresses around me!). Will definately do it again... keen to give some different shapes etc a try!

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  3. Ha, Ha, Ha, cough wheese

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