About two years ago, I was inspired to make my own loaf of whole grain sandwich bread because I felt there was nothing in the market that was real enough for me. I got into the habit of making this bread every once in a while but it’s been over a year now. I miss the kneading and the waiting and the smell of a freshly baked loaf!
I should get back into the bread making habit. Having a sandwich using the bread you’ve made yourself is amazing!
I will let you know if I actually commit. Stay tuned!
For the past few months, I have been experimenting with yogurt-making and this is also when I first bought my yogurt machine.
My first experiment failed, miserably. It looked like semi-yogurt when it was still in the fridge but as soon as it was out of the fridge it became liquid, more like laban! For my first attempt, I followed the instructions that came with the machine., which was basically mixing a litre of milk with 1/4 cup yogurt and then adding it to the machine.
On my second attempt, I adjusted it slightly by adding two tablespoons dry milk powder. It turned out fine but it was still very liquidy! And then I tried to adjust the amount of the milk powder and I even used the yogurt that I made as a starter thinking it would work.
I would of course still eat it but it was still not yogurt! I remember once giving up on a batch I made, so my mother took it and made it into labnah. It turned out really good!
It’s been awhile since I last used it. I was lately inspired in the supermarket (Co-Op) the other day and bought milk and activia yogurt to use as my starter. After some research online, I finally used the long-route method.
And this is the result… Continue reading