I’ve been on a baking jag lately. It doesnt bother me that I can’t eat the fruits of my labour, I enjoy baking for Tony and for friends. I’ve mastered the art of the muffin (apple and blackberry is the favourite one so far), I made a very successful monkey bread for friends last night, but I’ve yet to bake a really good loaf of bread.
I think the trouble is, I want to bake healthy bread, wholemeal, grainy, old fashioned bread. I’ve tried various permutations, including oats, seeds, and a half/half blend of white flour and wholemeal flour, but my loaves are coming out very dense and heavy, not at all what I want. At some point I’m going to give sourdough bread a try, but until then, does anyone have any foolproof bread recipe or bread baking tip they can share? Tony’s tummy will thank you!