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1  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Homemade Pasta! on: May 30, 2014 01:02:03 AM
So totally made this last night!! And it was AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

I used this recipe (can't find the site I found it on)

4 eggs
2 /1/2 cups all purpose flour (I used white bread flour as we didn't have all purpose and cake flour doesnt have enough gluten in it)
1 tsp salt
and I added a drizzle of oil (prob about 2-3 tsp)

I sifted flour and salt onto the table
Made a well in the center
Cracked the eggs into the well
Added the oil
Gently whisked eggs and oil, slowly bringing in flour from the sides.
When it got too thick for the fork, I used my hands to gently mix the rest.

Because I used bread flour this felt VERY tough whilst I was kneading it (in fact I almost tossed it away in frustration) but I kept going until it was as smooth as I could get it.

Wrap it in plastic wrap and set aside for at least 30 min. This allows the gluten to rest and it becomes stretchy when you use it. I made my bolognaise sauce during this time.

After 30-40 min, unwrap and flour your service like crazy. I cut off 200g for 2 of us (afterwards, even 150g might have made a perfect amount if you're not a large portion person) and rolled that through my pasta maker and then through the fettuccine cutter and hey presto! PASTA!!

Got some water boiling on the stove, added salt and added the pasta. It cooked for barely 3-4 min and it was done.

Out of all the videos I watched, these two helped me the most with methods used in both making and rolling Smiley

http://youtu.be/Fb5foRha2D0

http://youtu.be/mV7_-_D26vY

Didn't think it would make such a huge difference, but damn homemade pasta tastes good! You can actually taste the egg in the pasta and it just tastes so fresh!







2  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Cupcake earrings on: May 29, 2014 06:50:28 AM
Made this on request from a colleague...I'm not sure if she liked them?



I think they're cute Smiley Made without use of a mold!
3  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Breakfast omnomnom on: May 19, 2014 12:00:30 AM
Was busy again this weekend on some more minis Smiley

Fruitloops and Oatees!





And the work in progress for the mini cereals (took ages haha)



Thanks for looking!
4  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Last post of minis for now :P All things cheesy and sweet! on: May 15, 2014 07:40:34 AM
Thank you guys for indulging me and being so gracious to look at my work Smiley

Continuing from this thread and this one



Not 100% happy with this cheese


These were a little brittle, dont think I conditioned the clay properly


TOASTED SAMMIES!


Liquorice Allsorts!


A breadboard magnet (all made by me except the knife)


And my best pizza to date (made it as a magnet)


And my latest stuff, made this past weekend:

Wittle Croissants!


My cake slice



from this cake

5  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / more minis on: May 15, 2014 07:35:51 AM
Some more to continue from this thread







Banana cane also made by me



A South African Boerewors roll Smiley



NOt happy with the blue colour of the blueberries...so will be remaking these!



6  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Hello! and some mini foods! on: May 15, 2014 07:32:57 AM
Hi everyone

I hail from South Africa and I love polymer clay (I use Filani, our SA brand). I have done MANY crafts, card making, baking, cross-stitching, etc and polymer clay is one I'm 100% hooked on.

I have fallen in love with mini food (I know, I know, people cringe as there are so many mini food makers out there on the internet), probably from my childhood days of Barbie food I always saw in the toy shop and could never afford haha!

I hope you don't mind I'll make a few threads for my various minis Smiley

First up, my first very mini food/very first polymer clay creation!



Then I was hooked and made these:








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