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Chocolate-filled Shortbread on RSG

Posted on November 8, 2011 by in baked goods


As if shortbread is not sinful enough, imagine little shortbread cookies with a heart of chocolate. Oh my word! How delicious can it be? Well, they are so delicious that it is very hard not to take one every time I walk passed the tray in the kitchen. When you aim for the bedroom, but […]

What would Easter be without hot cross bun Bread and butter pudding?

Posted on April 22, 2011 by in desserts

Hot cross bun bread. Yes indeed! What would Easter be without hot cross buns, pickled fish, Easter Eggs and of course the Easter Bunny? My children are too old (at least they think so) to believe in the Easter Bunny so the Easter egg hunt has become somewhat of a distant memory, but the tradition […]

A Bread Recipe simplified – Pesto and Feta Loaf

Posted on April 4, 2011 by in baked goods

A bread recipe easier than this one, will have to be the one you buy directly from the baker. Really this bread was almost effortless to make and yet when it came out the oven, everyone assumed I spend a good amount of time slaving in the kitchen. Little did they know that I have […]

Baking Bread is like therapy….in the kitchen!

Posted on September 12, 2010 by in baked goods

Top 5 Bread Recipes

I was baking bread yesterday when I suddenly became aware of the calmness I felt. My hands slowly kneading, folding…. kneading, folding  in a slow rhythmic fashion. As the dough became more and more elastic and warm, I became more and more relaxed.  It was awesome. So often I work on deadlines in my kitchen […]

Bread Pudding with Berries in Winter?

Posted on June 26, 2010 by in desserts

Bread pudding with……..jam, chocolate, fruit or just about anything you fancy is one of those desserts that feel like a hug-in-a-bowl. Something so comforting and satisfying, you cannot help yourself for wanting a second “hug”. Bread and butter pudding, like mac-n-cheese was intended to be a cost saving recipe, but these days mac-n-cheese is made […]

Bread Salad ….or isn’t it?????

Posted on November 4, 2009 by in salads

Bread salad or Tomato Salad……what shall we call it? A Bread Salad or Panzanella requires no cooking at all and is basically just stale Italian bread mixed in a salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onion and a very good olive oil. So I guess this is not a classic Panzanella then… because I made croutons and […]

Millionaire’s Shortbread

Posted on July 27, 2009 by in baked goods

Making Millionaire’s Shortbread is not something that I would have willingly decided to make a few months ago, because I could simply just go and buy it at Woolworths. However with all of us feeling the constraints that the worldwide economic crisis has placed on all our food budgets, we have to all find frugal […]

Bread and Cheese and you have a meal!

Posted on March 17, 2009 by in sandwiches

 I believe that if I have bread and cheese in my house, I can feed my family and if you just think of the endless list of different cheeses and breads available in this world, they can in fact eat bread and cheese every night for a very long time and never have the same […]

Sweet Breakfast Bread on the Patio

Posted on December 12, 2008 by in baked goods

  Why not invite friends over for a Breakfast? It is easy, a lot less stressful than a full-on meal and definitely a lot less strenuous on the wallet. At the moment we are enjoying all the delicious fruits like, peaches, plums, grapes, berries, apples and pineapples to mention but a few and fruit is […]

Bread recipes – Let’s have a picnic with a Jamie Oliver creation!

Posted on November 13, 2008 by in baked goods

Bread recipes – Let’s have a picnic with a Jamie Oliver creation! Bread recipes-lets have a picnic with a Jamie Oliver creation. I think if you sit down and start counting the bread recipes on the internet, you will end up in the millions, but every now and then, one of them jumps up at […]