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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

I used to use Francine brioche flour for white bread but that has been unavailable for weeks. So have bought Marriages from my friend who has an english stall in the market.
But we both prefer wholemeal, and I still say french farine complete (or any of these other mixed grains)  is nothing like the real thing.
Having said that, I mix 800g wholemeal with 200g white. For 3 good sized loaves. I have a machine for kneading.

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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

I must admit that, every so often, I have a yen for really white bread.  Does anyone remember a commercial sliced loaf (can't remember the name) that was called a milk loaf?

Once in a while, I use white flour and milk instead of water and I am generous with the jam with this bread.  I still think that, if you are frying bread or making a bacon sandwich, there's nothing to beat the "unhealthy" white stuff!

Apprendre une langue, c'est faire un voyage différent chaque jour.
from Fle pour les curieux
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Yes I remember milk loaves.
Round in shape, with ribs down the length as if to give a slicing guide - at least ours were.

Never had such a longing for a white loaf, but I do use some milk in all the loaves I make. About 1:4 milk to water.
Andy

A European Rahinja.
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Made using French flour and instant yeast .... twas Yummy !!!!
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The Fridgeman

If all else fails............
READ the instructions !!!!!!!!!!
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Made using French flour and instant yeast .... twas Yummy !!!!
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The Fridgeman

If all else fails............
READ the instructions !!!!!!!!!!
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Made using French flour and instant yeast .... twas Yummy !!!!
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The Fridgeman

If all else fails............
READ the instructions !!!!!!!!!!
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Fridgeman, you can't stop at such a brief description (horrified expression not available on the forum emoticons)!

Come on, tell it like it is, please:  make of flour, amount of flour, amount of yeast, machine or hand, amount of liquid, what type of liquid, etc.

You owe us that much, Fridgeman!  I have been thinking what naughty things I can get up to and what fattening things I can eat because otherwise I am just going to be fretting in the heat, not knowing what to do to pass the time?

Apprendre une langue, c'est faire un voyage différent chaque jour.
from Fle pour les curieux
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Re: one for Patf and other bakers of bread, please

Made using French flour and instant yeast .... twas Yummy !!!!
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The Fridgeman

If all else fails............
READ the instructions !!!!!!!!!!
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