Tag Archives: bread

Mama’s Banana Bread

This is my mom’s recipe that has been passed down to me! It’s not too dense or too light and is just right! From the original site: Ah, mom’s banana bread recipe. What could taste any better than a childhood item baked by your mom? While I’m no banana bread expert, I’ve tried to make […]

Wholemeal Toast Bread

After learning bread making using Tangzhong (water roux starter) method, seeing the result of having flavorsome, soft and spongy bread texture, it motivated me to try on Wholemeal Bread too. Get the Recipe: Wholemeal Toast Bread

Chocolate Cranberry and Walnut Focaccia

Focaccia is a simple oven baked Italian bread, with or without numerous toppings. I have never quite made an attempt at baking one because I presumed breads like this are meant only for expert bakers! Well, I learnt that my preconceived notion about this bread is not quite true. Though, I must admit it’s a […]

Hot Cross Strawberry Chocolate Chip Buns

Light hot cross buns with vanilla beans and chocolate chips.A sweet balsamic strawberry reduction floods the palette as you bite through. From the original site: Having studied in convents all my life, I’ve been charmed by hot cross buns for long, long, but never baked a batch. Maybe this was the time! Soon enough, the […]

Pappa al Pomodoro, Tuscan Tomato Soup

Pappa al Pomodoro is a traditional Florentine tomato and bread dish, half-way between a soup and a porridge. Its robust flavor is perfect to pair with a glass of red wine. Also, this dish is easy and quick to prepare, and is an excellent way to use up leftover stale bread. If you don’t have […]

Roasted Peppers, Garlic Scapes & Cheddar Bread

A quick delicious bread that you can adapt to filling of your choice. {eggless/vegetarian} From the original site: It was as simple as Barb said it was going to be … Make the dough in your bread machine, then fill, roll, rise and bake!

Croissants you can conquer

This recipe stems from Julia Child’s traditional Croissants and Pain au Chocolat recipe. It might seem a bit daunting at first, but you realise that’s because each step is really detailed out, to help walk you through the entire process. It makes something so complicated and challenging quite a cakewalk. And you’re sure to feel […]

Cabbage Beef Pockets

A savory beef and cabbage filled bread pocket. We make a lot and freeze the leftovers. They freeze and reheat really well and make a great last minute meal. From the original site: A tradition in my husband’s family for as long as I have known him. It is a bread pocket filled with meat […]

Jamaican spice bun with a citrus glaze

A quick and easy recipe for making raisin bread with a Jamaican twist. It’s a great bread for breakfast or tea time! From the original site: Moist fruit bread with a pretty sugar glaze – how can you resist that?

Orange Muffins

Thank you to my mom for this gorgeous, cheerful muffin recipe. She made them when my brothers and I were kids, usually with oriental stir fry, or potato soup. Why is it that the flavor Orange is so good in so many things? It certainly is in these delicate muffins. From the original site: …and […]

Pao de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Pao de Queijo is a type of Brazilian cheese bread made using tapioca flour. They’re chewy and puffy, and perfect finger food. This Brazil recipe is really simple and will not take long at all to whip up. Once made, the batter will keep in the fridge for up to a week so if you […]

homemade zucchini bread

A couple of months ago I went to Whole Foods in search of a little taste of home – there are some things I just downright miss about Texas. When I found out there was a Whole Foods nearby, I could almost smell the cowboy boots and dead grassy hills of Texas – I was […]

Naan: the perfect dinner plate

I love bread, it’s true, I really really do! Lets face the fact that I’m always looking for ways to incorporate whole grain bread into my dinner plans. I recently discovered I love making naan at home, and it really is SUPER easy! You CAN do it!!! I’ve used naan like a flatbread for sandwiches, […]

Whole-wheat Sandwich Bread

Of course you can buy your sandwich bread, and most of the time I do.  Occasionally though (and more often now that I’m beginning to realize what sorts of additives and preservatives they use to increase shelf-life) I like to make mine at home.  Besides, it’s so simple and there’s really nothing better than the […]

Pea & Herb Stuffed Indian Flatbread (Naan)

I love Indian food, but sometimes I think the thing I love the most at an Indian restaurant is the naan.  So when I spotted this at Healthy Delicious I figured this had to go on the ‘to try’ list. And she says it’s easy! Before you run away in fear from a post about […]

Waffled Monte Cristo Sandwich

The Monte Cristo is a legendary artery-clogging treat: it’s a breaded and deep-fried ham sandwich served with a side of raspberry jam and sprinkled with powdered sugar. Sounds amazing, but it’s not something I want to serve to my toddlers. Enter the waffle iron: I can make the sandwich fun and kid-friendly by making it […]

Spotlight: Make Challah Bread

Reader Allison of Radishes and Rhubarb sends us this lovely recipe for challah bread, and how she had the revelation that making her own bread was a do-able thing. Some great insights here, and it’s totally inspired me to make my own artisan bread. (Especially because I think Challah bread would be great for Waffled […]

Irish Soda Bread

I rarely seem to make the same recipe twice.  Boredom mostly. But with corned beef, comes cabbage.  And with corned beef & cabbage comes Irish soda bread. This recipe is not the true Irish soda bread I remember from my youth.  There is no buttermilk or seeds in this recipe, and it is definitely more […]