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Many have taken to baking their own bread during the pandemic. Besides the joy of having freshly baked bread, there are many other benefits to dabbling in dough.

The sheer act of shaping and forming dough has helped many people to overcome the ennui of lockdowns, says the writer. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
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Working from home has been a fertile breeding ground for the baking craze to bloom all over the world. Flour and baking supply shortages were reported from Surrey to Sengkang, and Boston to Bishan.

Understandably, the craze stemmed from people kneading to reduce stress. The sheer act of shaping and forming dough has helped many to overcome the ennui of lockdowns.

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