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What’s this Reblogging then? Trying it out

I was reminded by Misk’s great pitta post this morning of just how much I love the perfect pitta recipe from Dan Lepard which is one of the Short and Tweet challenges this week and can be found in Short and Sweet, Dan’s new book.

Turn your oven to max and bake these soon!

About Re-blogging

I am just experimenting with the reblog button here.

You need to click on one of the photos above to go to the old post and if you commented then you can read your old comments too (horrors! I am often surprised when I find my old comments on people’s posts having no memory of writing them hee hee)

 I am not convinced it adds much to the blogging process to reblog my own posts, so I probably won’t do it again but it was interesting (for me) to see how it works. I think the idea is that you do it to other people’s posts, so you showcase someone else’s work on your own blog. I am not sure that my friends would like me to do that? Do you who read this blog want to know what else I have read and found interesting in this way?  Surely it is nicer just to put a link in a relevant post. Or write an enthusiastic widget ?  This whole pinning and reblogging thing is a bit over the top, I am looking at something called Storify too, I am not sure about any of it. Anyone else got any views on this to share?

I notice it leaves out the quotation marks round the quote from Dan Lepard and it doesn’t put in the link that I embedded in the original post. Both these things are elements that should be present and I am not that impressed.

I’ll write a new post later today about something else!

Almost perfect Falafel (No. 2 in an occasional series)

falafel

Today’s packet mix is falafel!

Brian mixed up a batch of Dan Lepard’s perfect pitta bread dough from that seminal work, ‘The Guardian Guide to Baking’  24 November 2007 –  this is the recipe that almost qualified for the title of ‘the easiest bread in the world’.

If you haven’t read this it begins like this

Biting into a tender, freshly made and baked handmade pitta reminds me how stale and tough the shop ones are…

I was hooked neatly with that one sentence and I’ve been baking bread ever since. There’s no turning back once you’ve made your own pitta bread. So don’t try this at home, or you will unleash the daemon baker within. You have been warned.

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