Christmas, Yeast Breads

Not your Grandmother’s Stollen

 Prep Time : 30 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! Bringing the Christmas action today. And putting my twist on it. Natch. We are taking the flavours of a german holiday favourite and making our own thing. Who doesn’t love a cut bun to…

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Scones

Chorizo, Bell Pepper + Sweetcorn Scones

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 30 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Let’s take a deep breath in the midst of sugar season. We need some things up our sleeve. Palate cleansers. Salty bites to break through the madness. Love it though we do. Scones are great way…

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Life

LIFE: In the Wars

Hello my lovelies! Long time no chat. Just as I was getting over my germs I slipped and twisted my knee.I’m also fighting aphids. And my sourdough starter is having a sulk because of the weather. But guess what? 4 weeks to Christmas! So much seasonal joy to be had. There are Christmas recipes coming your way. I have started…

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Life

LIFE: Umm Yeah…

Hello my lovelies! I would love to give you an exciting update on my week. But that cold I had at the start of the week turned into a monster and I didn’t get up to much. I managed to make some cookies. And a loaf of bread. And I finally made my Christmas cakes on Sunday. Mostly I just…

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Baking Advice, Life

Christmas Gifts for the Bread Baker

Hello my lovelies! Who knew I’d be handing out advice on gifts. I’m fairly careful to make sure that I clearly signal any food related gifts that I actually want or need. I have been given some terrible cookbooks by well-meaning folks in the past. So this advice is to be used in conjunction with a little snooping or subtle…

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Life

LIFE: Greeting the Season

Hello my lovelies! A quick update today. Still a bit under the weather. As is my oven! I’ve been testing a few different things. I’ve been planning some excellent Christmas recipes. I’m working on a gift guide for bread bakers. And I’m getting organised to save my sanity.

Snacks, Yeast Breads

Parmesan + Seed Breadsticks

 Prep Time : 15+ 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 10 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Entertaining season is upon us. We need snacks and things we can stash in the freezer to keep guests happy nibbling. These bread sticks are both. Chewy, moreish snacks that are easy to walk around…

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Life

Life: Next Steps

Hello my lovelies! It’s been a busy week. I talked to a group of women about GBB. It was a stressful bit of personal growth. I’ve been working on things for printers and learning a lot. And I have been identifying the reasons for my recent funk.