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It's getting close to the the season of festivities so why not make the most of your time at home and start preparing some home-made decorations. Orange slices not only smell delicious (especially when they are combined with cinnamon or cloves), but they also add natural vibrance to any festive decoration. The easiest way to dry oranges or any other citrus fruit you'd like to use is as follows:

  • Slice the fruit to approximately 1 cm wide. Too thin and the slices will burn or tear and too fat, they'll never dry.

  • Pat as much of the the moisture out as possible using an absorbent cloth.

  • Lay them on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper (reusable if po...

At this stage, I can only do the basics as I really am a beginner. I made my first loaf in March but I have so far had a lot of luck and we have enjoyed some delicious sourdough creations ever since.

Obviously, the more simple the instructions are, the easier it is. So I'll keep it as clear and as simple as I can. 

Don't be put off by the time it takes. It's so worth it and once you get into a rhythm, you fit it into your day easily.

I've tried to lay out a timetable to give you an idea of timing but you can always make your own depending on your routine.

Sourdough Starter

A starter is wild yeast cultivated in a form that can be used for baking. This is your main f...

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