Roasted Garlic & Sundried Tomato Bread

Roasted Garlic & Sundried Tomato Bread

This is such a simple recipe for a roasted garlic and sundried tomato loaf. So much flavour comes from roasting the garlic and the lovely tomatoes. You can also make it just with the garlic or tomato if preferred. The garlic flavouring runs all the way through. Try it warm with butter or with any soups or curry.

Chetna's Brioche-buns

Brioche Buns

Perfect burger buns – they are so easy!Makes 6Keep for 2-3 days and fine to freeze Ingredients 320g strong white bread flour1 tsp salt1½ tsp fast-acting dried yeast1 tbsp caster sugar50g softened butter1 large egg125ml lukewarm water2 tbsp milk1 egg, beatenSesame seeds (black and white) for topping Method Add flour to a bowl and then add salt to one side … Read More

Home-baked Bread

A perfect everyday recipe for a simple white loaf, or ‘cob’. This loaf has a beautifully crisp crust with light, fluffy crumb on the inside. Makes one loaf Ingredients400g strong bread flour8g salt8g fast action yeast30g unsalted butter, softened300ml waterOlive oil MethodIn a bowl, or the bowl of a stand mixer, add the bread flour, salt, fast action yeast and … Read More

Potato and Onion Focaccia

A simple recipe for a great summer bread, perfect for sharing at family picnics and barbecues with friends. Almost a meal in itself and delicious dipped in flavoured oil. Makes one loaf Ingredients 500g strong white bread flour10g salt10g quick action dried yeast380-400ml lukewarm water60-70ml good quality extra virgin olive oilHandful of new potatoes, thinly sliced1 large red onion, thinly … Read More

Top 4 parathas!

I love stuffed parathas, they are not only easy and quick to make but also quite satisfying and filling to eat, great comfort food. These can be enjoyed with raita, pickle, chutney or on its own. Also good for packed lunches and picnics as they can be prepared a bit ahead. Best to cook them in some homemade ghee but … Read More

The Great British Bread week

So it was ‘Bread week’ in The Great British bake off this week. It started with fresh looking Mel and Sue, as enthusiastic as ever, asking all the bakers to make a Quick Bread. These are breads without yeast made with baking powder or bicarb, which sounds more like a cake to me! Anyways they all start swiftly. Matt and Nadiya … Read More