A slice of this sunflower seed bread maker loaf turns the humblest meal into a feast.
I may not be very handy with DIY but I’ve always joked that being a carpenter’s daughter means you can slice bread properly. Nowadays I think it has as much to do with the knife and the loaf [Read on...]
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If you’re all spent out after Christmas you [Read on...]
Baking panettone need not be difficult, this easy panettone recipe is forgiving enough to make in stages rather than babysitting it. [Read on...]
This was not love at first sight.
My Morphy Richards breadmaker sat there for weeks. “I’ll get round to it,” I told my husband, “In the meantime you have bread in the fridge.”
Consider today a precursor to my long promised Morphy Richards’ bread maker review to be published tomorrow.
I’ve missed many of my favourite blog events lately. To my joy, this month’s Fresh From the Oven hosted by Michelle at Utterly Scrummy Food for Families was for [Read on...]
Ugh. What was I thinking of? The more I think about it, this recipe, whilst it might have tasted good, never had the pedigree to be a good looking blog post from the start.
From now on I vow only to decide to bake things that at least stand a fighting chance [Read on...]
A quick bite of bread today; with yesterday’s Daring Bakers entry and my announcement of the Monthly Mingle tomorrow, not to mention various posts that are stacking up, things have been a bit rushed this weekend.
You smash pink pralines up and scatter them over things before baking and afterwards you get these wonderful pomegranate coloured fragments of sugar on top. [Read on...]
This Krushchev Dough, apparently the favourite dough recipe of former Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev, is a forgiving one that breaks many of the usual rules of bread making. [Read on...]
French toast seems to be a generic term for eggy bread… you’d expect eggy cake to be a bit rich but I’m pleased to report that this was not sicky in the least and with a genereous coating of egg, made for a delightful winter breakfast. [Read on...]