Bread

Making Croissants with Blackbird Bread

Making Croissants with Blackbird Bread

I have a confession to make. I actually went to this bread-making class nearly a year ago but have only just got around to posting about it. Do excuse my delay! The course I attended was the sweetened dough class in Twickenham run by Mark […]

Wholemeal Chilli Bread Rolls

Wholemeal Chilli Bread Rolls

Wholemeal bread rolls, given a nice kick with crushed chillis! Delicious for dipping into soups and stews or spread with houmous. These wholemeal chilli bread rolls are great for making a small batch at the weekend so you have fresh bread for the week ahead (freeze to make […]

Blueberry Swirl Brioche Buns

Blueberry Swirl Brioche Buns

This month for Perfecting Patisserie I have tried making blueberry swirl brioche buns. If you haven’t seen it before, Perfecting Patisserie is a blogging challenge I organise where I try out different patisserie recipes, and invite other bloggers to send in their patisserie blog posts […]

Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

Happy Christmas to my readers! I hope you are having a great Christmas holiday. For my Perfecting Patisserie entry for this month, I decided to make Stollen. Stollen is of course a Christmas fruited bread filled with marzipan and dusted with icing sugar, typical of Germany. […]

Wholemeal Olive Focaccia

Wholemeal Olive Focaccia

Last weekend I wanted to make some homemade bread to enjoy for lunch. Luckily my children so kindly woke me up early enough on Sunday morning that I had this bread ready even before midday. So while I spent my morning sipping a LOT of coffee, […]

Gluten-free Pitta Breads and Olive Houmous 

Gluten-free Pitta Breads and Olive Houmous 

We’re not gluten-free at my house so I haven’t baked gluten-free bread before, or even used gluten free flour. When I saw they were baking gluten-free pitta breads on the last instalment of Grear Brtitish Bake-Off, I was a bit tempted to try them out! […]

Roasted Pepper and Thyme Soda Bread

Roasted Pepper and Thyme Soda Bread

I’ve been on holiday in France with my family this week and just got back on Sunday afternoon. I had some lovely baguette of course while away, and enjoyed it in particular on the side of the warm goat’s cheese salads which you can often […]

Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Raisin Bread

Slow Cooker Cinnamon and Raisin Bread

If you want to make a delicious loaf of bread during the summer, you can put your slow cooker to good use and beat the heat in the kitchen. There’s really no need to heat up the place with your oven! And any time of […]