Bread

Bread, Breakfast

Crumpets

Crumpets….. those delicious small griddle cakes with air bubbles made with milk, water, flour and yeast. We love them oozing with butter, dripping onto the plate. I have lovely memories of toasting our Sunday afternoon crumpet treat over the open fire in the lounge.  Personal choice...

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Bread

Cream cheese and seed soda bread

I had a pot of cream cheese in my freezer – I know…. why!!? Anyway I’ve done it before and it can be used in cooking so I am always looking for new ways to use it. I tend to try it in recipes that use yogurt or creme fraiche to see what happens. So, this is how a rather...

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Bread, Cakes

Dorset Dough Cake

There are many different versions of a Dorset Dough Cake using different ingredients and different methods. They all use a soft, yeasted dough as a base which is then spiced and sweetened. Dried fruit such as sultanas, currants, mixed peel or a mixture of all three can be added and the top...

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Bread, Breakfast, Brunch

Porridge and Seed Bread

Whenever I make porridge I always seem to have a bowl over! Fortunately it can be heated the next day, or it freezes really well, so it never goes to waste. The other day I experimented with a bowl of cold porridge whilst making my bread. I thought – well, I put milk and grains into a loaf...

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