15 January 2012

The 15th of January 2012 marks my In laws 35th Wedding Anniversary – We had a get together at our house to celebrate this special occasion. I made this bread out of a recipe book my mom gave me and it was so yummy, try it!

BUTTERNUT AND BLUE CHEESE BREAD
100g Butternut (Roasted till soft and mashed into a puree)
300ml Water
1 tsp Yeast Powder
1 tsp granulated sugar
500g Flour
1 tsp Oil
1 tsp Salt
50g Blue Cheese
1.       Preheat oven to 200°C
2.       Place water, yeast, sugar, oil and butternut puree into a large mixing bowl.
3.       Add flour, blue cheese and salt
4.       Bind all ingredients until the dough is thoroughly mixed
5.       Knead dough for 5 – 10 minutes
6.       Cover the dough with clingfilm and let it sit and rise for 40 minutes
7.       Knock it down again (approximately 1 minute)
8.       Place dough in a greased tin  and let it rise for another 40 minutes
9.       Bake for 40 minutes until golden brown.
10.   Eat with butter J Yum

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A romantic through and through, I see beauty in everyday things and love to draw inspiration from everything I am surrounded by. I live in JHB but travel to Cape Town often. Comfortable in both urban and outdoor environments - I take a natural, fun spontaneous approach to capturing life events.