Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Keeping home made bread fresh

I was a bit disappointed in my bread drying out dispute being in my ceramic bread bin.  I remembered having a conversation with an Artisan baker at a street market in Chepstow some time ago who recommended keeping the bread in its paper bag in the bread bin.  I tried this last week using a bag saved from the treats purchased at the deli at Xmas and it worked!  The bread kept much better.

Only problem now is finding paper bags!

I do remember my mother and Aunts in the 1950's and 1960's all hording paper bags when they shopped and reusing them. Wise women.

3 comments:

  1. Yep, almost everything is plastic thse days. Fruit stalls usually use paper bags.

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  2. Some bread in our local supermarket is sold in paper bags (usually the more expensive stuff, that I don't often buy!). On the rare occasions I do get something in a paper bag, I always keep them - very useful, I find.

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  3. Our local sewing shop uses paper bags - but my husband is on to my addiction of buying fabrics!

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