Ok – if there’s a better bread based breakfast product out there, I want to know about it. Pancakes, waffles – they are great, but you simply cannot beat a crumpet. Crumpets, with melted butter (or vegan substitute in our case), home made jam or even marmite. They’re chewy on the outside and melt in the middle soft, filled with holes dripping with deliciousness…. I should probably stop. They are also super easy to make, although they need an hour of planning ahead. Print Recipe Vegan Crumpet Recipe Course Treat Cuisine Breakfast, Vegan Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Passive Time 1 hourRead More →
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 →