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Fresh Yeast
« on: July 02, 2015, 11:58:31 am »
I read on an old blog that you were able to buy fresh yeast from Coles and Woolworths that had bakeries in them.
I decided to give it a try as my new bread book uses fresh yeast for everything. I asked at my local Woolworths. The person in charge of the bakery said he couldn't sell me any but he did give me some, about a third of a block. I was very impressed.
Tonight's Naan was made using fresh yeast.
       
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2015, 12:42:11 pm »
That was very generous of them cookie amd your naan looks great.
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2015, 06:42:48 am »
Thanks. I froze most of it, but will get some out of the freezer on Sunday as we are having Panneer and Chick Pea curry.
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2015, 07:55:19 am »
Cookie, that is fantastic. I love the taste of fresh yeast. That Naan looks beautiful.

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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2015, 10:28:31 am »
Thanks.
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2015, 01:32:21 am »
Your naan looks delicious.
I like using fresh yeast too. I can buy it from the deli counter of my local Foodland supermarket really cheaply, but I always forget to freeze it. I must get some more and pop it in the freezer
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2015, 11:05:30 pm »
I didn't know you could freeze fresh yeast.  I thought it would kill it.
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2015, 11:10:25 pm »
My mum always froze fresh yeast.   Wrapped in cling wrap then foil.  She would cut it and  freeze it in small amounts
You can also freeze SD but I have never tried this.

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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2015, 09:51:34 am »
I only have a tiny bit of fresh yeast left. I made the No Fuss recipe today and used it. I have enough for another SD recipe.
I haven't had success freezing it but will try again when I can get some more.
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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2015, 03:50:04 pm »
You can buy fresh yeast at some 'continental' delis. In Perth I know you can buy it at the Re Store in Northbridge. Probably also at Leederville.

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Re: Fresh Yeast
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2015, 03:36:56 am »
Thanks. I will call in next time I a over that way. I tried a couple more supermarkets last week but even though it looks like it they said they don't make the breads in the store now.
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