of good bread flour. Organic probably is best - apparently, the milling process for organic flour means that the wheatgerm is retained in the flour, so even if you use strong white flour, if it's organic, there will be some goodness in it. It's a good idea, though, for your starter to use rye, spelt or wholemeal flour. You can always use strong white flour when you come to make your loaves - and the flavours in the starter will enhance the flavour of your bread. I tend to buy Dove's Farm because they are relatively local, but I am also intending to try out the flour milled by Winchester Mill.
of flour with 50ml of water. Cover and leave till the next day. Do this everyday for 10 days, adding in about 50g of flour and 50ml of water. Once you've got to the 10 day stage, you can start leaving your starter in the fridge etc when you're not using it, but for the first 10 days, keep it out somewhere!
But for the last couple of years I have been making my resolutionsmore positive andmore proactive. In years gone by my New Year’s resolutions have been about giving things up – alcohol, chocolate or sugar in my tea
Are you still following Your New Year’s Resolution or has life kind of gotten in the way of the plans you laid out to make this the year you get in shape by eating the right foods and adding a little exercise to your daily routine
This one wasn't really my idea, as I was making those for good few years now. It turned out rather good and there also was a dessert (fruit mix from a can with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream - but forgot to take the photo
What are you’re New Year's Resolutions. This morning, we’re waking up to so much promise and resolve. I’m going to be healthier, work harder, be moreorganised, shop less, read more, to be a better friend/daughter/partner
There is a VERY good reason why so many low-calorie recipes tend to be Asian inspired, as when you are on a diet what you still need and crave is FLAVOUR, and the addition of spices and herbs, as well as pungent ingredients such as ginger and chilli, adds flavour with not many calories
So did you make any resolutions. Also the IBS/ reflux has been a general nightmare, so much meal planning has gone to waste as I couldn't manage it but I am now seeing a fab newdoctor so hopefully once we get to the bottom of it, some of my love for cooking - and eating will reappear
Why oh why was this so easy a few years ago. I’ve been trying to lose some weight myself this year and even bought one of those Core Master sit-up gadgets which is carefully placed on the bedroom floor so I’ll either fall over the damn thing or actually use it every morningbefore escaping the bedroom to start the day