Decent bread???

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  1. #1

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    Decent bread???

    Does anyone know where you can buy a proper sized loaf of sliced multi-grain bread in HK...the kind that is made with just flour, grains, yeast and a pinch of salt.

    All the bread I have found (At Wellcome and Park N Shop as well as local Bakers) is full of sugar, oil/shortening and preservatives.

    It is like eating 2 slices of cake for breakfast every morning and so not very healthy.

    Most of the stuff at GREAT, CitySuper is the same or the decent stuff there comes in a pack of 5 slices and costs a fortune or has to be sliced and only lasts one of two breakfasts.

    Surely, someone makes proper bread somewhere! We need something to dip in our boiled eggs. :-)


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    Wellcome in Causeway Bay, Robinson Rd and the Belcher's have bread from Rose Noire. I buy a loaf of sliced whole wheat for $12.50. I normally buy 2 loaves at a time and but it in the freezer.

    Rani


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    Did you ever considere doing your own bread ?

    You just have to have a bread maker, and it's quite easy and your house have a very smell each morning with that ;-)

    I have offer one to my brother in law who also is a bread lover and he does some quite often, he just love it !

    I have bought it on http://hongkong.expatspaytoomuch.com/, but I know that you can also find some at fortress and similar...


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    Well ct!1 you have two ways to go

    1. the Mermaid Bakery baguette [city super] either cut by them in 4cm slices or into 3 pieces, depending on how you like to eat it. $17
    2. the Great Bakery sourdough wholewheat loaf [Great] best to get is sliced normally.$16
    or you could just make your own.You can get great Canadian wholewheat flour from the stores at Chung King Mansion
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    I have a bread maker, but very few recipes for it. Do you have, or know where I can get, some really nice (multigrain type) recipes Sylvieng?
    Thanks.


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    Thank you all. The bread crisis may soon be over.


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    Quote Originally Posted by canuckinhk
    I have a bread maker, but very few recipes for it. Do you have, or know where I can get, some really nice (multigrain type) recipes Sylvieng?
    Thanks.
    Well... I'm not the one with the breadmaker, but I know that it came with a small leaflet of recipes.

    Anyway, I've found those on internet :
    http://bread.allrecipes.com/
    http://www.ebicom.net/kitchen/page/breadidx.htm

    I'm sure you can find plenty more ;-)

    Bon appetit !

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    A friend of mine made homemade bread and she said the bread came out better in the winter. In the summer humidity the bread didn't rise.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylvieng
    Well... I'm not the one with the breadmaker, but I know that it came with a small leaflet of recipes.

    Anyway, I've found those on internet :
    http://bread.allrecipes.com/
    http://www.ebicom.net/kitchen/page/breadidx.htm

    I'm sure you can find plenty more ;-)

    Bon appetit !

    Thanks! I've used allrecipes.com before... don't know why I didn't check there (brain freeze?) I went and printed off a few good ones already.
    Many thanks!