Bread And Baking

Bread, Baking

Apr 28

Sun Dried Tomato Bread – A savoury Mediterranean loaf

Once you try this Sun Dried Tomato Bread, you’ll be looking for excuses to make it again and again. Most of the time nowadays I make sourdough, but it does take a bit of effort and planning, where as this bread recipe is really quick by comparison and the sweet fruity, slightly sour and umami …

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Oct 01

Caramel Croissant Bread and Butter Pudding

Technically this is a bread and butter pudding, i.e. that croissants are bread made from butter, but it far more decadent than any normal bread and butter pudding. Traditionally a bread and butter pudding is a thrifty way to stretch ingredients such as stale bread and still come up with a delicious dish. Its origins …

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Nov 25

A Melting Moment

As a young girl growing up in New Zealand I used to enjoy these simple biscuits/cookies as a treat after school. In some ways Melting Moments biscuits are like a lighter version of shortbread, and because of the icing sugar and cornflour, they literally melt in the mouth, and the amount of butter, makes them very …

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Nov 07

Pumpkin Soft Pretzels

From the huge amount of left over pumpkin I had the other day, I had been looking for some ideas and came across soft pretzels made with pumpkin purée. Since I had turn half the pumpkin into purée, this looked like a good idea. I’m sure canned pumpkin purée would be just as good, if …

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Nov 01

Decadent French Toast – Brioche Eggy Bread

Last week I made some brioche, a type of French sweetish bread somewhere between a cake, pastry and bread, and I mentioned it was really good for making French toast. Well I cut a couple of slices and allowed them to go slightly stale and then made some of the most decadent French toast you …

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