The Fluffiest Hot Cross Buns with Video

Easter is not complete without the smell of moreish hot cross buns infused with mixed spice and laced with dried fruit.  In this recipe I have included two variations a kid-friendly one, with just a touch of dried fruit and just the right amount of spices, and the Traditional Hot Cross Buns with aromatic classic…

Mediterranean Spelt & Kalamata Olive Bread

Here is one of my favourite home-made breads I have been making ever since I can remember. To me, it is a little more reminiscent to what traditional olive bread should look and taste like. I have many fond memories of living in a small village in Greece during some of my childhood years, some…

Raspberry and Strawberry Rossettes

Vibrant and delicious Rasberry compote delicately flavoured with a touch of citrus generously oozes around the bread swirls. Scrolls are nice, but these rosettes are unashamedly scrumptious. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, the simple berry compote sweetens the rosette shaped bread and is a welcome sight.  Feel free to increase or decrease your compote. This is…

Banana, Orange and Seed Bread

Treat yourself to this moist and decadent banana bread.  There are so many varied textures and flavours each bite demands your attention. Subtle notes of orange, walnuts, soft dates and seeds work beautifully together.   A typical banana cake recipe could have been provided, but we would be wasting time. There are plenty of perfectly…

Spelt and Four Seed Loaf

Prepared in three minutes using a food processor it is fluffy moist and so tasty. Incorporating seeds into home-made bread add so much flavour and texture. Dont underestimate the value of adding your favourite seeds in the bread. There is a general misconception that making bread is daunting.  Investing in a food processor is worthwhile…

Rosemary and Olive Oil Foccacia

A Fabulous accompaniment to soups, or with tapas …it is mildly sweet and nutty due to the addition of spelt. Lightly dusted with Seasalt, Rosemary sprigs pierced onto the dough this Foccaccia won’t let you down. Ideal for those who are strapped for time or do not have the patience for kneading dough for a…

Cinammon and Cocoa Baker’s Swirl Bread

The smell of a yeast based bread and the sweet aroma of cinnamon baking in the oven is almost euphoric.  Similar to a cinnamon scroll,  this bread looks ever so professional braided and shimmering when it comes out of the oven. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, Sweetened cinnamon and cocoa swirls are a welcome sight.  Feel free…