Baking bread on a cold winter’s day is a good way to bring some warmth and cheer into the kitchen. Not only do we get to taste the delicious result, but the wonderful aroma fills the home and enhances the feeling of well being and coziness. This being the week before Christmas, making fruit bread [...]
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and your fill of turkey this weekend. There will probably be lots more turkey recipes on the web this week as we try to use up all that good meat. I do have one or two myself but I wanted to start the week with something beautiful and [...]
Apart from squashes, apples, and grapes, another wonderful produce to enjoy at this time of the year is the humble sweet potato. This tasty tuber is a great addition to your fall cooking and baking. The prices start coming down the closer we get to the holidays. I usually buy a few each week in [...]
This is the final segment on my visit to England. I know my third segment was about a month ago but I wanted a lavender recipe to accompany this post. For a while I was undecided on what to make. While preparing to bake a loaf of bread yesterday, it finally dawned on me that [...]
While I enjoy making the occasional dessert, I love to bake breads. I make two to three loaves each week so that we can have fresh bread in the mornings. The loaves are sliced when cooled and divided into two portions. One portion is to be eaten the next morning for breaksfast while the other [...]
When someone mentions zucchini bread, one would normally thinks of a non-yeasted quick bread. This is a sweet bread that is cake-like and quite delicious. It is great for brunch, snack, or even afternoon tea. For breakfast or dinner, a yeasted loaf is preferred and zucchinis work just as well here.
Those of you who visit this blog regularly know how much I enjoy baking breads. The good thing about making them at home is that you get to enjoy some of those delicious celebratory breads that you can’t even buy at the stores. Don’t be intimidated by bread making, as like all things, practise makes [...]