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Lucky Bread

I was despairing over the huge cavern in my most recent sourdough spelt loaf.  I suspect I underproved the shaped dough, which resulted in excessive oven spring, producing this giant hole.

However, when my parents arrived for dinner, my mum took one look at the sliced bread, and exclaimed, “Holey bread!  That means you’re about to come into some money!”.

Whilst I’m not a believer in luck, that one made me smile a lot.

Just for fun, do you know any bread related sayings or superstitions?  The only other one I could recall was the plea to small people to eat their crusts to ensure their hair would go curly!

What about any related to baked goods in general? You can’t have your cake and eat it is the only one that comes to my mind.  Do you know of any others?

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