Most home bakers consider sourdough bread from scratch as the ultimate test. Baking this delicious and chewy creation, however, is a challenge that you can easily overcome with practice, patience, and a few helpful tips. Sourdough bread maker Angelique Crystal happily shares her top 10 tips to make your first sourdough loaf a winning success.(more…)
Want to make Easter extra special? Celebrate like the Greeks do and try this traditional Greek bread recipe at home. Traditionally made on Maundy Thursday and served on Easter Sunday, this sweet and light braided loaf called tsoureki comes bright and celebratory with its symbolic red dyed egg on top. It’s made with the two Greek spices mahlepi and masticha, giving tsoureki a distinct and delectable aromatic smell.(more…)
Red, tomato-based and incredibly savoury. You may mistake this for Mexican salsa, but this Indian staple relish is not your average taco pairing. This spicy tomato chutney is a brilliant side dish and dip for your Christmas cheese platters and cold meats, sandwiches, and even BBQs. It lasts for ages in storage and makes a great addition to your list of edible gift ideas this holiday season. (more…)
There is something about the smell of freshly baked bread that makes me feel at home. There’s nothing quite like it. This beautiful sweet potato bread has a perfect hint of sweetness with little crunches of the caraway and ajwain seeds. It is the perfect tear-and-share or soup accompaniment. (more…)
I like working with herbs when cooking or baking. I especially love how they can work wonders on the simplest of dishes. With just a few fragrant sprigs, each herb can add that special and distinct flavour. The Italians’ focaccia bread is one good example—the herbs added to the dough make it delightful to eat even on its own!
Whole Grain Bread and Crusty White Bread recipes
Everyone loves the smell, taste and texture of freshly cooked bread, which is why we are sharing these easy bread recipes to treat yourself with home made bread straight out of the oven. Make sure you have plenty of butter on hand to slather on the thick slices of delicious home baked bread while it is still hot.
Sugar free high protein sprouted grain bread
This tasty bread is both filling, good to eat and packed with protein and nutrients. Sprouted grains aid digestion, provide an extremely high level of protein – similar to that found in eggs and milk – and are high in vitamins and minerals.