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Banana, Oat and Sultana Bread

Bananas, oats and sultanas all crammed into one loaf, it’s so full of ingredients, you can almost convince yourself that it’s good for you. It’s perfect for a busy family life. The banana bread is soft, but firm enough, so that it doesn’t fall apart. An added bonus is that my kids love it and […]

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Homemade Seeded Bagels

It’s been a year since I started making my own bagels and they’ve become a staple in our house. Not just for weekend lunches, but also for packed lunches. They’re so soft you don’t always need to toast them. If you like a bit of a different texture and flavour to your bagel, but don’t […]

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Easy Single Rise Daily Seeded Bread

My daily bread – half seeded loaf This is a single rise easy loaf that is perfect to make everyday or every other day. It’s quick and simple to make. Easier than going to the shops and not full of preservatives. You can either cold rise overnight and bake first thing or mix in the […]

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Yellow Pepper and Goats Cheese Focaccia

This is somewhere between a focaccia and a pizza. Lovely soft dough with basil and goats cheese tucked in the dough, topped with sweet charred peppers. This recipe makes one big focaccia, but I normally make the full dough recipe, then cut in half. Making one salami and tomato and another a yellow pepper and […]

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Breads Focaccia Lunch Recipes Sandwich Board Sandwiches

Salami and tomato Focaccia

This is somewhere between a focaccia and a pizza. Lovely soft dough with sweet tomato and crispy salty saucisson sec tucked into it. This recipe makes one big focaccia, but I normally make the full dough recipe and with half make a salami and tomato focaccia and the other half a yellow pepper and goats […]

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Homemade Bagels

Homemade Bagel – I’d always put making my own bagels in the too hard box, but they’re no harder than making your own bread.

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Homemade burger buns & hotdog bun rolls

I’d never thought about making them and to be honest if it wasn’t for lockdown and the faff of queuing I probably won’t have. I scoured the internet and there’s lots of different ones involving eggs and milk. For mine I simply upped the oil content which created a lovely light texture. This recipe makes […]

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Homemade garlic naan

Every time I cook a curry I normally just buy naan from the supermarket. I make my own pizza, my own bread, yet it doesn’t normally cross my mind to make naan. So one week I gave it a go, bastardising several recipes based on what I had and I’ve never looked back. They’re simple […]

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Egg and cheese bagels

A late lunch…. really fancied something filling after a long walk and these really hit the spot. They are basically a thin omelette folded over cheese to make a parcel. I used some nice cheddar, but you could use any strong cheese you like or slices of cheese. I made these using homemade onion bagels, […]

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Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Soft bread oozing with garlicky oil, a hit of salt and fragrant rosemary. This focaccia is dead easy to make as and tastes amazing. The actual prep will also take less time than driving to the supermarket to buy some ready made garlic bread. Finally it looks brilliant served on the table next to a […]