Category Archive: Bread

Nov 30

Wholemeal soda bread

Soda bread is a great standby, especially when you have something tasty bubbling away on the hob and are desperately in need of a no-fuss starchy side dish to soak up the juices. It is a perfect accompaniment to soups or stews and is brilliant breakfast fodder. Unlike yeast breads it doesn’t need to prove or rise so you can get a batch in the oven and ready to eat (if you don’t mind scalding your mouth) in around an hour.

May 17

Party bread with stilton and caramelised shallots

When this bread is turned out, it is a jigsaw-like structure with bite-sized pieces that can be individually plucked out and popped straight into your mouth instead of requiring laborious slicing like other, less clever, breads.

Mar 24

Cheesy wholemeal scone

This rustic scone round is the ultimate tear-and-share accompaniment to a bowl of homemade soup. It’s very quick to prepare so is perfect to whip up while your soup is simmering away.

Mar 16

Secretly baked challah

I have been intending to bake challah since I saw it in The New Best Recipe many many months ago. Actually… that’s not strictly true. I have in turns been badgering and begging and pleading with my husband to bake challah since I saw it many many months ago.