Since August 2008 we have made all our own bread and its been great. In fact, just lately, it has been better than ever. Then about 2 weeks ago we had a serious failure, the yeast did not work in a batch. Then another good batch, then two successive failures.
Last night I put down my "sponge" as usual and this morning another failure.
The sponge is 300 gm of wholemeal flour, a pinch of salt and 300 ml of warm water with a teaspoonful of yeast in it.
By morning the mix… Continue