Sunday, 24 August 2014

Toast From Scratch

While buttering a piece of toast the other morning, Dan said, 'I know what should be next on our blog. Let's make Toast From Scratch!'

So here we are, with a series of instructive, if unconventional, films from Dan about how to do just that. As you'll see, there are rather a lot of these films. All very short. That's because I'm a techno-noob and can't work out how to upload anything of a proper length without it taking DAYS. Or maybe it's Blogger, not me. Of course, uploading so many films took days anyway. Ho hum. And don't tell me there's a ton of YouTube guides. Life's too short. Anyhow, done now. Please enjoy the company of the marvellous D.

1 Hello

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2 Ingredients

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3 Butter...


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4 ...darned butter!

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5 Add rest of ingredients to 500g strong white bread flour

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6 Get stuck in

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7 'It feels gooey'


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8 Kneading styles

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9 Kneading at its most restrained


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10 Tamed dough goes sunbathing

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11 Dough needs less air. Doof! 

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12 Shape it, dump it in the tin

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13 Slasher!!

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14 Bake it

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15 Admire your handiwork

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16 Toast that baby

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17 A lesson in the meaning of Marmite, almost 
(we didn't get around to saying that it's a cooking pot)

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18 And, finally, eating the TFS - gets a DOUBLE YUM
(2nd part of previous video, which got waayyy too long as Dan spread more and more and more and more Marmite)

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4 comments:

  1. This is absolutely the best blog I have seen in ages. Thanks Dan. I think you are a blogging star.
    Made me laugh and made me want to go and slap some dough around today.

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    1. Thanks Halina. So glad you like it. We've had so much fun. Dan says: Remember to turn the dough after you've slapped it. That's a pro tip!

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  2. Thanks Dan for a great show and wonderful tips. You're a star! Corinne T

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  3. Thanks Dan. Your 'Toast from Scratch' looked fun to make, rose beautifully and looked very tasty. Maggie T

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