Doughies head baker (aka abs) is off galavanting. So I'm wandering around the kitchen discovering baked goods - it's a bit like being a kid in a sweetshop. Best stop blogging and cook dinner - veggie curry with paneer cheese tonight! What are you eating?
Yeast. It's a microscopic fungus that makes Bread rise. Yeast eats sugars naturally present in the flour, and produces carbon dioxide and alcohol. The carbon dioxide raises the dough and forms the crumb; the alcohol evaporates in the oven. There's lots of types; with lots of different Latin names - the one type most used… Continue reading A little about yeast