crazy ciabatta

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crazy ciabatta

Post: # 182241Post JillStephens7
Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:34 pm

well, if it's true what they say that whatever you're doing at midnight on new years eve, you will be doing all year ... then this year I will mostly be making really peculiar ciabatta dough.

When I baked it this morning, the outside was like pastry and the inside like cake. Sort of like a cake bourguignon :lol:

Tastes ok though, which is more than can be said for some of my other bread making attempts. Hopefully next batch will be an improvement xx

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Post: # 182242Post Green Aura
Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:43 pm

As long as it tastes OK who cares :lol:

I hope you're wrong about the midnight thing - as I was filling my face with food and booze :pale: :lol: it doesn't bode well for losing weight
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Post: # 182244Post JillStephens7
Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:03 pm

:lol: don't worry, I'm sure we're destined for greater things!

OH won't eat any of my ciabatta in case it gives him tummy ache, so I am chomping way through whole loaf, nearly done now ... which doesn't bode well for losing weight either :snorting:

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Post: # 182271Post JillStephens7
Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:22 pm

Second ciabatta was a great improvement on the first, lost the pastry crust but still a bit stodgy in the middle.

OH ate some (probably to avoid a repeat of my hang-dog look when he didn't want any of the first one!) :oops:

Really will expode if I eat any more today, so batch 3 will have to wait til tomorrow :lol:

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Post: # 182285Post Helsbells
Fri Jan 01, 2010 8:07 pm

Oh dear, I was doing the conga with my friend in the green opposite my house!!

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Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:59 pm

i won't tell you all what i was doing :oops: hope i have the stamina to do it the rest of the year though :thumbright:
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Post: # 182303Post Green Aura
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:08 pm

Ooh I'm quite envious spitfire - I guess it wouldn't have been appropriate in the company of my mother and daughter though, eh? :oops: :lol:
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:26 am

Watching absolutely dire French television (just because it was midnight!!). Oh My God. :pale:
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Post: # 182338Post indy
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:18 am

I was conned into watching the football results on sky sports by my friend's husband....oh god :pale:
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Post: # 182348Post Millymollymandy
Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:52 am

You win - that's a lot worse! :lol:
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Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:45 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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