One of my favourite things about the Autumn/Winter is the food and drink – surprise surprise! I love the spices and the warmth of ginger, whisky, star anise, cinnamon…all of them just make me feel so cosy.Read More →
A super simple bread that elevates any Italian themed meal to a new level. With a little planning, you can serve this bread warm alongside a warming bowl of pasta or with a hearty soup. Print Recipe Rosemary Focaccia Course Side dish Cuisine Italian Prep Time 2 hours Cook Time 40 minutes Passive Time 1-2 hours Servings people Ingredients 500 g Strong white bread flour2 tsp Salt1 sachet Quick yeast2 tbsp olive oil400 ml WaterFine sea salt1 sprig Rosemary Course Side dish Cuisine Italian Prep Time 2 hours Cook Time 40 minutes Passive Time 1-2 hours Servings people Ingredients 500 g Strong white bread flour2Read More →
Making bread is not hard. It can seem like a massive inconvenience, I mean isn’t that what Sainsbury’s is for? Why make a tomato sauce when you can buy Dolmio, why read a book when you can watch the film, why go to a museum when you browse the images online.
This is how we bake our weekly sourdough bread.Read More →
One of the first things I wanted to do once we got a garden big enough was build a pizza oven. There are some good reasons for building an oven. Firstly, you can make pizzas in it. Then you can use it for bread, roasts, casseroles. Weirdly anything you’d use a regular oven for.Read More →