OR How to hibernate and resurrect your sourdough starter. OR How I sent my sourdough starter to sleep for a month and then brought it back to life. Continue reading
BREAD. So basic. But not at all. Such a luxury. But not really.
I’m still new to the adventure, so consider it shared learning experience. Continue reading
The first batch of HCB for 2014. Inspired by sudden rain and a Southerly change, late on a mid-March Sunday morning. The sun is bright but the air is cooler. The mornings are beginning to smell like Easter. It’s a time for earthy spices, treacly dates and soft, steaming-hot baked goods. Continue reading
When you crave pumpkin-spice schmear and its bagel-form buddy from holidays long gone. And then you remember pumpkin-spice [insert foodstuff here] doesn’t exist in this country and besides, it’s actually Spring. The solution: grab a pumpkin and start from scratch. Continue reading
Bake the night before, and serve for breakfast on a cold, sunny Winter’s day (as long as you don’t have any strict rules about breakfast being a ‘healthy’ meal). Continue reading
I won’t lie: making this takes the best part of a Sunday. But at the end of it you’ll have a huge mountain of fluffy, chewy, bite-sized, toffee-coated, heart-stoppingly sweet cinnabon boulders. Continue reading
Less complicated – but just as ridiculous – as it sounds. Kind of like a mutant Welsh rarebit, it’s perfect served with beer. Obviously. Continue reading