Tuesday, 4 March 2014

"French" bread and other things...

No, I haven't actually been making French bread, it just looks like a loaf of bread wearing a beret!
That is what happens when you get distracted, it is well into the night and you remember that you haven't actually baked the bread - again!!

I did remember to put the oven on, then 2 hours later, realised the bread had not gone in. It had risen well above the tins (but not toppled over). In it went and yes, it decided to put on a beret! The droopy sides had to be removed to slice it:
They didn't go to waste, we had them with a bowl of home made tomato, lentil and vegetable soup with a twist:
The 'twist' was the left hand side of a portion of dip left over, but unopened, from our quiz night - sour cream, chive and cheese I think:
It really worked very well and as you can see, we still have the sour cream and chilli to use:)

4 comments:

  1. Hahahahaha! You are so right - it does look just like a beret! And I have done this myself, left a loaf to over-prove. Well, ok it won't win any WI prizes for appearances, but it all goes down the same way as we frequently say in our house! And your soup DOES look good!

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    1. Still tastes good and the texture is light and springy!

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  2. This made me laugh DC, sorry. It's just that I have been known to forget what's still in the oven as opposed to what's not in it. One Christmas I plated up eight dinners to my guests, only to realise with frustration when we'd finished that I'd forgotten the Yorkies and stuffing!!
    Patricia x

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    1. I haven't done that as such but have served up ready for the table, kept things warm in the oven, then forgotten about them - or is that what you meant?

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