Archive for the bread Tag

Plaited fruity loaf, with toddler help

The second week of the Great British Bake Off was all about bread. In the final ‘show stopper’ round, the contestants had to bake a decorative loaf which would really wow the judges in terms of creativity and flavour. A few of them opted for plaits of some sort; this is something I’ve wanted to do for a while now,
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Bread – #SnapHappyBritMums

A classic wholemeal loaf fresh out of the bread maker, now being consumed with mature cheddar and spicy tomato relish – yummy!

(Wo)man against machine: caraway seed bagels (inspired by the Great British Bake Off, episode 2)

As regular readers will know, I like to have a good story behind why I bake something. This week’s offering is no exception; in fact there’s a few different strands to the story. So you might want to grab yourself a cuppa…. First, I was inspired by the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) again this week, and thought I’d have
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40 breadless days, here I come…. but first some pancakes

When I announced to Tom this evening that I’m giving up bread for Lent, his reaction was ‘What??!! Are you mad??!!’…. to which my reply was ‘No, not mad Dear (well no more mad than usual), just wanted to do something really challenging this Lent.’ You see he knows how much I love bread and any bread products; I can’t
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