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Bread

Cinnamon Snails

Cinnamon Snails

Whenever we go on a city break we always book ourselves onto a food tour. It’s a fun and informative way to learn about a city and it’s food culture. We recently visited Berlin and spent a great afternoon with Sam, who runs Bite Berlin […]

Green Olive Breadsticks

Green Olive Breadsticks

There’s been a neglected jar of olives sitting unopened in my fridge, for well over a year. It was originally bought as pre-dinner nibbles for guests, many moons ago, but completely forgotten about as other, more appetising morsels, were brought into play. Still within it’s […]

Folded Pesto Bread

Folded Pesto Bread

This is a fantastic Italian bread which can be enjoyed on its own or as an accompaniment to pasta dishes. I’ve made mine using sun-dried tomato pesto but basil pesto makes a good substitute. Serve warm to enjoy the best flavour. Makes four breads, each […]

Schiacciata

Schiacciata

This is a traditional Tuscan bread, very similar to Focaccia but easier to make as the dough is much more forgiving. It is the perfect accompaniment to Italian dishes and best enjoyed warm from the oven. Try dipping it into a fruity extra virgin olive […]

Tear and Share Pesto Bread

Tear and Share Pesto Bread

Summer seems to have deserted us at for the time being which isn’t good news as we are off camping this weekend and were hoping for some nice dry weather. The last time I camped out was about 15 years ago and I’ve got used to […]

Eastern Inspired Focaccia

Eastern Inspired Focaccia

It really was third time lucky in developing this bread. My first attempt used yoghurt and produced a loaf which had quite a close texture. The flavours were a bit too strong and also far too salty for my palate. I returned to my tried […]