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    Quote Originally Posted by NAT2561 View Post
    I make most things from scratch, but cheat with a bread maker for bread. My favourite thing is making cheese! I make camembert, feta, brie etc. only when I have time though. Less since my bubs came along.
    If anyone is interested I get all the gear and info at cheeselinks.com.au (no I'm not affiliated with them at all! Just found it easy and helpful)
    I count a breadmaker as from scratch. For me I guess the term refers to knowing what is in your food. I've just borrowed MIL's breadmaker and am loving it. I can bake bread by hand but don't have time.

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    Subbing, great thread.

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    I make egg pasta from scratch. Lots of people think it's really hard but it's quite easy. Just takes a bit of time and planning because you have to let the dough rest and then when you roll it through the pasta machine it needs to hang and dry a bit before cutting.

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    Subbing! Great thread!

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    @amyd, I forgot to say (sleep deprivation) buy a tortilla press! They're about $20 and the most effective way for getting really thin tortillas. We line ours with supermarket brand freezer bags so they don't stick to the press. You can also freeze them pressed and uncooked that way.

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    I bake bread and make pastry from scratch when I have the time. I also make things like stock, sauces/marinades and different pestos. I need to learn more 'from scratch' recipes though!

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    There are sins great ideas here.

    I make my own pasta sauces, curry paste, pizza bases, pizza sauces, all my baking is from scratch.

    Now that I've got a decent kitchen I'm going to make more by scratch. It's so satisfying


 

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