Category Archives: Bread

Nashville Part 2 & Cranberry Bread

This post has been a long time coming.  Way back in November I posted Nashville Part 1 and for the last 5 months I have been meaning to share some more of our trip to the deep south, especially as … Continue reading

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No Knead Breadrolls

The new school year has kicked off here and it has been good to have the kids at school from the first day rather than coming in a couple of months into the school year.  We know what to expect … Continue reading

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Italian Bread Pizza

We are heading into late Summer here and thoroughly enjoying all the good produce that is now in season.  Peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries and tomatoes.  The tomatoes I have seen around the shops and markets are so varied. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Better Flour Tortillas

A couple of years ago I posted up a Donna Hay recipe for Flour Tortillas.  It takes a bit of time to work the butter into the flour but the water measurements were way off. I would add half the … Continue reading

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Basic Homemade Bread

Happy new year!  A new year and I’m happy to get it started, take stock of life and think about the year ahead.  We’ll be staying put in California for 2013 and we hope to see as much as we … Continue reading

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Crostini

Here I am, lounging about on a Sunday evening with the baseball on in the background.  I know nothing about baseball but when it seems that everywhere here is gripped with San Francisco Giants fever, it is hard to ignore.  … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

Deep breathe.  Term one is over and I have one very tired 5 year old, one sick 7 year old and one recovering 9 year old.  We have made it to the holidays so I can breathe a sigh of … Continue reading

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Toasted Garlic Bread

Not much of a recipe but a delicious way to serve a loaf of Turkish bread as part of a meal.  Best to not go overboard on the garlic – I speak from experience.  One clove of garlic per loaf … Continue reading

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Soda Bread

We are all adjusting and settling into a different house whilst continuing to pack and unpack.  Cooking has not been a high priority so I’m just churning out the most basic meals to keep us going and we have lovely … Continue reading

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Finnish Rye Bread

Today was not my best day.  I should have just gone back to bed after turning up at school with my kids in free dress – it seems I was the only mum who didn’t get the memo that it … Continue reading

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