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Bread Making
Mon 10-Jan-11
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mike.
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I'm afraid it might have to wait - we don't have any apples at the moment, and Silent Witness has just started on tv...

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No idea what Silent Witness is but if you've run out of apples...

I'll try that again!

Mon 10-Jan-11
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Think I'll make some naan bread tomorrow - my son has just sent me a recipe for Sweet Potato and Lentil soup - and it says "Serve with naan bread". He said the soup is brill.

And, yes, Mike, everything stops for Silent Witness ......

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Mon 10-Jan-11
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brightspark said:

Think I'll make some naan bread tomorrow - my son has just sent me a recipe for Sweet Potato and Lentil soup - and it says "Serve with naan bread". He said the soup is brill.

And, yes, Mike, everything stops for Silent Witness ......

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We started making our own naan bread last year - we were surprised how easy it was and how similar it tasted to bought ones.

Silent Witness is one of those programmes we have to watch. It's not quite as good as it used to be but we still feel the need to tune in when it's on.

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Ah, see, TV has never been a thing that I love, too many books to read and, now, blogs!  No time...

 

I'll try that again!

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Sounds like a good idea then - tomorrow, naan bread!

Thanks Mike!

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Mon 10-Jan-11
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The best Naan bread we ever ate was in ' Sizzler's' in Ashby de la Zouch, it tasted buttery and it was so flaky.  The Chef there was Indian, not Bangladeshi, so that made the difference.

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Tue 11-Jan-11
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wave  Don't you always find when you make Naan  bread for guests they are always so impressed and it really is not too difficult to make.  My recipe is Madhur Jaffries which I have stuck to for many years. Interested in hearing anyone else's  though.

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Tue 11-Jan-11
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I've never made it!  embarassed

I'll try that again!

Tue 11-Jan-11
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Ooh,  I'm impressed and I haven't even sampled any of your homemade Naan Bread, although I would love to.  Unfortunately, as that's not possible, please may I have the recipe that you use?

Then perhaps I can sample the next best thing to your Naan Bread........mine, hopefully!

Danast, forgive me for always wanting, told you once I got the hang of this I'd never be off it.

Brightspark,  Reading through the posts you mentioned your Sons recipe for sweet potato & lentil soup, sounds tasty, especially with homemade Naan Bread, so, you've guessed it, please can I have the recipe for the soup?

Much appreciated,

Odelle.  i_am_hungry wave

Tue 11-Jan-11
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Odelle, never feel shy or awkward about asking for recipes or directions here, we are all more than happy to share what we have.

I'll try that again!

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Odelle, I have sent the soup recipe to you by PM - just click on your "INBOX" at the top of the page to read it.

Here is a recipe for Naan bread by Madhur Jaffrey, as Danuta suggests.

Unfortunately, I went shopping today, and purchased the ingredients for the soup, and then discovered that Auchan have had 'diffulties with delivery' of their yeast. I wanted to make it with fresh yeast (recipe by Paul Hollywood on Saturday Kitchen), but I'll have to make do with dried yeast instead.

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wave Thanks BS.  I hadn't managed to get it yet for Odelle.  You are a star.  star  The bread is quite delicious.

Odelle I can't tell you how many recipes I have got from the good people on this site.  It is what we all do, so just join in my dear.

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cheersmagicmagicA HUGE thank you to you all, you work together brilliant as a team, that I am proud to say that I do feel part of, rather, I am part of the 'team', I'm hoping the wisdom will expand, like my waistline, do I care, not a jot, I'm enjoying myself far too much for that,

Who want's to be skinny anyway, not me, prefer a healthy weight and I've certainly got a healthy appetite I'm pleased to say.......

You are wonderful people, thank you ever so much,

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Made Naan bread last year some time, when I was doing an indian meal from scratch for a group of friends. I was amazed how easy it was, however I made a crucial error, I made it earlier then left it on the work top while I got on with other things. it continues to prove and rise and then completely stuck to the work tops. What I managed to get in the oven was lovely - brushed with melted butter when it came out, but what I remember most of all was the mess on the worktops.

The home made onion bhajis were wonderful a SOO beat bought ones

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