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Offline janetski

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« on: December 01, 2012, 02:51:36 am »
Hi.  My kids and grandchildren have just bought me a thermomix and I am over the moon!  Friend Gretchen has helped me use it and lastnight I made some bread.  It was quite dry and wonder why.  I followed the recipe but used wholemeal flour and a touch of spelt also.  Any reasons for the dryness? ???

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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2012, 03:48:53 am »
hello and welcome to the forum jane

i find if i use  wholemeal flour that it needs more water or it will be dry and full apart whlie cutting it

i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2012, 04:10:05 am »
Welcome to the forum janetski.  I also find that my wholemeal bread needs a little bit of extra water.  There a plenty of ladies on this forum who know a lot more about bread making than I do so I am sure one of them will be able to help you.  Enjoy your TMX.
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 04:52:53 am »
Welcome to the forum from me too, we all wish we lived closer to Gert.  Lucky you.

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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 05:50:09 am »
A very warm welcome to the forum. janetski!  You'll certainly enjoy it here and pick up plenty of information and tips as you go along . . . . and with Gert as your guide, you won't go wrong!!! ;D

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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 06:47:32 am »
Welcome to the forum janetski. Your pull apart looked wonderful. A lovely gift from your family too.

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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 07:38:38 am »
Hello and welcome Janetski.  :D
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« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 08:12:57 am »
welcome janetski, Just a bit more water when you add grains.  Could also add a little oil.  Wonderful gift and lucky with your neighbor.

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« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2012, 08:20:05 am »
Hi Janetski - welcome to the forum. I'm a newbie too, such a nice community.
My husband does all our bread baking AT (after thermomix) . He thought the edc recipe was average so uses another. I'll ask him for it if you like and post for you to try. We do half freshly milled wholemeal  & half organic white flour.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2012, 10:20:24 am by SuperMum_of_3 »

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Re: bread.
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2012, 08:24:48 am »
So pleased you joined the forum janetski. You will get  lots of help and encouragement here.

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« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2012, 09:12:01 am »
Welcome janetski. You are very lucky to have received your gift and also to have Gert for a neighbour.
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« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2012, 09:18:12 am »
Hello & welcome to the forum!
What a lovely gift to receive. 
Wonderful that you have Gert so close to call on for advice.  Have fun with your new toy  :D
Katie from Adelaide, SA

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« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2012, 11:45:16 am »
Hello Janetski, welcome to the forum.  It was only a matter of time before Gretchen encouraged you to join the forum and having her right next door will be a real bonus if you have any problems.  Be wary of the cockroaches in your part of the world though  ;)
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« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2012, 01:15:44 pm »
A very warm welcome to the forum Janetski :)
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« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2012, 09:46:23 pm »
Hello and welcome to the forum. What a lovely gift to receive. Hoping you will have a lot of fun like we do.