The moral of the story of an epic baking fail…“if you want a loaf made properly… Knead it yourself!”

This tale begins on a very positive note of excitement and high expectations… Ms Airtrafficbaker acquired a bread-maker! Granted, it is a rather dated hand-me-down machine, but nonetheless I was informed that it produced a good loaf. I will also admit that I was feeling so optimistic of the prospect of a masterpiece of a loaf, that I took the decision to NAME the bread-maker Paul… as in Hollywood, Master Baker (FYI it is perfectly acceptable to name kitchen appliances and equipment; we dearly love Bill the teapot). Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan of a new kitchen gadget as much as the next home baker, but right now my opinion is certainly leaning towards the sound of “if you want a loaf made properly… Knead it yourself!”. Continue reading