22 Apr '14, 1pm

(Karen Cheng) Exploding Bread @karencheng #fashion #perth

(Karen Cheng) Exploding Bread @karencheng #fashion #perth

I’ve been trying to make bread. And by that I mean, nice, fancy bread. Good-looking proper bread, from scratch. I guess the whole idea started because I wanted fresh homemade bread to go with my homemade dips for my dinner parties. So I tried out a sour dough recipe. I mixed up the yeast. I kneaded it, threw it in a pan, and left it on the bench top to let it rise. I came back 30 minutes later and OOPS! A frozen, doughy, mushroom cloud of Karen’s stupidity! And to further prove my daftness, I have to admit that actually… this is the forth or fifth time this has happened! I keep trying to make bread, leaving it in warm, dark places and then coming back to find hideous and embarrassing monstrosities, like a science experiment gone wrong. Then of course, I just throw these bread fails into the oven – just as I find them. They bake and harden into crusty explosions. I just can...

Full article: http://www.karencheng.com.au/2014/04/22/exploding-bread/

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