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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2012, 01:37:11 pm »
If I want really soft rolls, I shape the rolls very gently by holding them in the crook of my thumb and forefinger and pushing and shaping by pressing dough to the base of the ball of dough.
There's a picture of what I mean on this post on my bloghttp://bushgourmand.blogspot.com.au/2010/04/hot-cross-buns.html

With dough like Teninas Soft Buttermilk Bread and the EDC Buttermilk Bread, the less handling, the better as the dough is very sticky.
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2012, 07:02:03 am »
If your dough doesn't rise/double in size within the rest hour is it ruined?  My mixture of milk, yeast and sugar was beautifully frothy (the BEST froth I've ever had) but it's now proofing in an oiled bowl but hasn't risen much.  Will it still be okay?  I am making rhubarb and custard scrolls from a recipe in the latest MC magazine that I am converting -- fingers crossed, I'm not usually this adventurous!!
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2012, 07:20:12 am »
Cookie-la-la is it very cold were u are
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2012, 07:20:43 am »
Or are you singing????
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2012, 07:22:31 am »
u r funny today DG did u take some happy pills ?
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2012, 07:55:45 am »
Cookie-la-la is it very cold were u are

No, I am in Perth, WA, it's a 20 something degree day, warm inside without heating, clear blue sky.

Or are you singing????

Hhhhmmmm don't think so  :D

I used the dough, regardless, what have I got to lose but a few ingredients?  It was firm, not much elasticity but smooth, it's proofing again speak prior to going in the oven.
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2012, 10:07:37 am »
Cookie-la-la I usually let my dough rise to the size I want regardless of the time. I've found that my bread dough is taking more time lately as it has cooled down quite a lot. (Perth too)
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2012, 11:09:12 am »
Yes Cookie is right,  it is not a time thing,  you just have to wait.  Temp for proving,  should be between 20/25 degrees C.  If you have spices in your dough mix ,  this can retard the action of the yeast.

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2012, 11:15:53 am »
Oh you guys are funny ;D
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2012, 12:26:10 pm »
Fundj no happy pills today, just a blonde moment. I thought cookie changed her name to cookie-la-la
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #25 on: April 23, 2012, 12:30:12 pm »
 :D :D :D :D :D :D :D  I don't think that name would suit our Cookie1 DG.
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #26 on: April 23, 2012, 12:38:26 pm »
 i cant stop laughing DG
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #27 on: April 23, 2012, 12:47:11 pm »
Pretty funny though. ;D
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #28 on: April 23, 2012, 04:34:49 pm »
Fundj no happy pills today, just a blonde moment. I thought cookie changed her name to cookie-la-la

Oh that's classic!   :D :D
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Re: Comment thread for Hints for Making Bread by Chookie
« Reply #29 on: April 23, 2012, 09:51:41 pm »
Feeling pretty stupid now
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