Sunday, September 5, 2010

Rainbow Wonder Loaf

I have no idea that this bread has actually inspired me alot. Words kept on pops up in my head while half way baking it. I've written down everything and hope to enjoy it with you all. Please go to the bottom of this page for more.
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Ingredients : (for 10x5x4.5" tray)
600gm bread flour
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp yeast
1 tspn salt
360gm water
40gm butter
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Colouring ingredients :
*1 tspn bamboo charcoal powder
*1 tspn matcha powder (add 1 tspn water)
*1 tspn rose syrup
* a few drops of blue & purple colouring.

Method :
- combine all ingredients into a big mixing bowl, mix to form a soft dough.
- divide into 6 portion then mix each dough to one colouring ingredient.
- set aside to rest for an hour.


Now, knead each dough to release air and roll each into a long string. Then use three colours each for the braiding.
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Then place the braided doughs into the baking tray and let to rest for 1/2 hour or untill the dough reaches 90% of the tray. Finally, bake at 155'c for about 40-45 mins. Quickly remove the loaf from tray once it's done. Leave to cool completely before slicing.
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And here's my note :
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Colour your life
as simple as what you think it is
be happy and healthy that ain't money can buy
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Colour your life
no matter you're poor or sick or whatever it is
be sure you enjoy every moment untill the fullest of it
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Colour your life
even if just as simple as a loaf of bread
be sure every single bite of it ended up in your belly with joy
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And I'm going to colour my life with this rainbow wonder loaf!

44 comments:

alison said...

very beautiful ,kristy,rainbow bread and your note!i am full of good emotions because of you!you make my day,dear friend,be blessed!
bread is very creative ,i saw in time ,w dough is your favorite toy!
a lot of awards are on my blog for all my foodie friends,pick up please!

cleffairy said...

*fainted* Initially i thought that was a soft toy!

Blessed Homemaker said...

I don't like to use colourings in my bakes but this bread sure looks bright and cheery!

Von said...

Ngaww...I love this post!!
I love this bread too! It's so colourful =)

smallkucing said...

wow such a colorful loaf

jelena said...

This looks totally crazy. I love it. A while back there was a challenge to make Panda bread, have you tried it. Here is a link to the recipe I think you would do great
http://wlteef.blogspot.com/2007/10/panda-bread.html

Cooking Gallery said...

Wow, you're such a great baker! The loaf and the braids look awesome!

neyeeloh said...

Wow... this loaf looks so colorful, very special ^_^

penny aka jeroxie said...

OMG! That is crazy but so beautiful! must be fun eating it too.

Lora @cakeduchess said...

Hi Kristy,
This bread is so cool!I love all the colors:)
Lora

lena said...

i thought it's a kind of handicraft, ha! never seen a bread like this but very beautiful..good to eat especially when we're feeling blue..cheers!

reanaclaire said...

hahaha... such a colourful bread.. only one in Malaysia.. kudos!

Alice Law said...

Very interesting!!! Kirsty, you are so creative... a terrific pastry chef! You really gave this bread colours and lives!^-^

Have a lovely Monday !

Eugenia said...

I want to make this!!! I love food with bright colors!

My Little Space said...

Alison : Thank you so much for your nice words. That's so sweet of you. And also thanks for passing me the awards. I'm really appreciate it.

Cleffairy : HAHAHA... Like what? Baby stacking block!? haha....

BHomemaker : Not much artificial colour is used. Bamboo charcoal, matcha powder & rose syrup are all natural ingredients! Except the blue & purple colourings! Glad that you like the bread too. Thanks!

Von : So, do you feel great after this!

smallkucing : Thanks alot!

Jelena : Yes, I saw that pandan bread too! I also wanted to makethat soon. Thank you so much for the info. Glad that you like this bread as well.

CookingGallery : Thank you adn glad that you like this bread too!

neyeeloh : Thank you very much!

Penny : Yes, it is! So, wanna try this out? hehe....

Lora : Hi, welcome to my humble little space. Glad that you like this bread too. Hope to hear from you more often.

Lena : Yes, it does! Colour my life completely! ^_^

Claire : I'll ask Elin to make one for you huh! OK!

Alice : Thanks so much for your kind words. That's so sweet of you. Hope it brighten up your day too!

Eugenia : All the best to you and hope you will enjoy every single bite of it! Keep your finger cross! ^_^

Thanks everyone for visiting and spending your weekend with me today. Hope you're all having a terrific day. Have a colourful day!

Cheers, kristy

Heavenly Housewife said...

This is incredible! Each slice is like a work of art. It must be so much fun to eat :D
*kisses* HH

Jeannie said...

It is such a lovely colorful loaf of bread, I am sure kids will like this very much. Looks like you could be a poet too!

Abbey said...

wow, this is amazing!

Angie's Recipes said...

That's fun to eat! I like the charcoal one...

Trix said...

WOW! You are like a bread magician or something! Those look like little slices of fun - how great would these be at a kid's birthday party?

Lyndsey said...

Wow Kristy! This is the coolest bread I've seen! I love how cleaverly you mixed it up by braiding it then put in a loaf pan. So much better than having straight layers of colors. I love your notes at the end too...you are a special person with such creativity and talent!

Belinda @zomppa said...

What is bamboo coal? This looks like cotton candy in a bread.

MaryMoh said...

Oh my gosh....this looks very out of the world. I feel like I'm in a bread wonderland...haha. I think I will eat from one colour to another. Must be so fun to make and eat :D Kristy, you are the bread queen!

Kumi said...

Mmmmm so pretty! Thanks for reminding me about the green tea powder! I think I'll bake one with green.. :-)

Elin said...

Kristy,
What a wonderful and colorful bread :)

Jess @ Bakericious said...

Kristy, the bread is so beautiful, I am always impressed by bright and colorful bakes!

My Little Space said...

HH : Does it sounds like eating a picaso painting? haha.... Well, that going to cost me millions of dollars! haha...

Jeannie : Haha... I think so! But I sounded more like I'm drunk or something!

Abbey : Hi ya, are you feeling better? No morning sickness! Ok then you can have a slice of this. haha....

Angie : Just a bottle of it last week. Pretty expensive!

Trix : I also think the same thing! Just want to have a little fun on your food sometimes!

Lyndz : So sweet of you to say that. I take it as a compliment. (shy shy!) hehe.... Don't you think that I sounded like I'm drunk or something? haha... Me writing something like that! haha... Yeap, believe it or not.. that's me!

Belinda : Here's the link to what you're asking for.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bamboo_charcoal

MaryMoh : (shy-leh!) But I truly enjoy the whole process so much! Thank you very much for your kind words. I'll work hard for more up coming post.

Kumi : All the best & happy baking!

Elin : Ya, just to remind you! You need to make a loaf for Claire. She salivating already! haha....

Jess : Thank you so much. Glad that you enjoy by just looking at it. haha....

Thank you so much everyone for stopping by and hope you're all having a terrific day.

Cheers, kristy

Anncoo said...

Mmm...love the colors and you're so good with bread.

Dionne Baldwin said...

This is not only creative but colorful and original! I absolutely love what you've done with this bread. Thank you for sharing this.

tigerfish said...

love the colorful braiding you have done.

5 Star Foodie said...

Wow!!! The colors are amazing, I love this!

denise @ quickies on the dinner table said...

LOLing @ cleffairy

I thought it was a cushion at first ROFL Once again you amaze me with your creativity Kristy!! This is beautiful and your thoughts on living your life to the best of your ability, whatever your circumstances, are equally beautiful :)

Shirley said...

Gosh Kristy,
You must take this up for a profession, just too good.

Foodessa said...

Kristy...such deep and cherishable words to go with that stunning rainbow loaf.
Just beautiful!!!

Flavourful wishes,
Claudia

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

Your bread looks almost too pretty to eat!!! Beautiful!

My Little Space said...

Anncoo : Thank you very much!

Dionne : You're welcome and glad that you like this bread too!

Tigerfish : Thanks alot, dear!

Natasha : Glad that you love it too! Thanks so much.

Denise : Hahaha... I purposely put the first picture up to the top. I also think it looks very much like cushion. haha... Glad that you enjoy the pics too!

Shirley : Thank you and glad that you back on track again. Hope to hear from you more often. ^_^

Claudia : Glad that you love it too!

Andrea : Thank you very much! Glad that you enjoy drooling over the bread as well. haha...

Thanks so much guys for stopping by and spending your time here. Hope you are having wonderful day.

Have a colourful day!

Chers, kristy

Kirsten said...

This looks just fun. I would love to "color my life" with a little bit of it! It would be such a good pick-me up in the middle of the day when eating lunch to look down and see colored bread. Brilliant!

Stephanie said...

GORGEOUS!

~Lexibule~ said...

Je suis bouche bée!! J'admire ton travail et si tu permets, je t'ajoute à mes favoris:))xxx

My Little Space said...

Kirsten : Thank you and am really happy that you like it too!

Stephanie : Thanks!

Lexibule : Welcome to my humble little space. Glad that you like the recipe and hope to hear from you more often.

Thanks everyone for visiting and spending your time here with me. Hope you're all having a terrific day.

Cheers, Kristy

cherry potato said...

It's really a colorful loaf, you are so creative.

Dimah said...

Wow! This looks truly amazing!! So colorful and pretty!
Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the kind comment :)

mNhL said...

This is beautiful !

Blackswan said...

Wow Kristy, I couldn't agree more! This is the most beautiful bread I've ever seen. Well done, dear!

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