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Weekend Challenge: It’s Time To Make Banana Bread!


Everybody loves banana’s, well just about everybody. They’re great as quick snacks, perfect for breakfast and they’re really really healthy! And one last attribute you may not be aware of, they are radioactive. Don’t believe me? Wikipedia says… Bananas are naturally slightly radioactive, more so than most other fruits, because of their potassium content and […]

Stop Stressing Over ‘Bake Off, Get In The Kitchen With Paul Hollywood Instead


There’s still a lot of commotion over The Great British Bake Off, Mel and Sue have left the show and it looks like Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood will do the same. While things are still up in the air about the celebrity chefs futures, I thought some videos of Paul baking bread might help a bit […]

Take Your Home Made Loaf One Step Further With Caramelised Onions


Do you like making bread? Feel like it’s time to experiment a little? This video from Home Cooking Adventure shows you how to add caramelised onions to your loaf.  Just a little prep is required, you need to make the caramelised onions before you starting mixing the main ingredients. I like the added chopped green onion, gives it […]

Feeling Inspired To Make Bread? Five Great Videos From Paul Hollywood


Wednesday saw the contestants of The Great British Bake Off challenged with making bread. You can check out what happened in our weekly review. If you felt inspired to give bread making a go then check out these videos from the master himself – Paul Hollywood… Get Baking with Paul Hollywood | White Bloomer Bread […]

The Great British Bake Off: Challengers Tested On Their Bread Baking Skills


Week three and it’s bread week. All that kneading, proving and baking is sure to get some of the contestants into a doughy mess. The first signature challenge is for each person to make two quick breads. This is made without yeast and so bicarbonate of soda/baking powder and buttermilk are needed in order to […]

Nigel Slater’s Black Banana Cake


Do you often find you have over-ripe bananas left in your fruit bowl that you don’t know what to do with? Well why not try this Nigel Slater recipe for black banana bread which uses chocolate chips to make it even more yummy! This loaf cake makes enough for 8 people (if you are willing […]

Gluten Free Sundried Tomato Bread


I’ve been looking for an easy to make tomato bread for a while and have come across this one which is also gluten free. I’ve always been slightly put off the idea of making my own bread as I can’t be bothered with all the proving, rising, kneading etc. I don’t have a bread maker […]

Cumbrian Christmas Bread


We are always told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day so how about trying this recipe for Cumbrian Christmas bread on Christmas morning? It’s a traditional spiced bread which is delicious served warm with lashings of butter! What better way to start your festive day before opening lots of presents and […]

You Need To See This, Chocolate Cherry Bread!


Have we reached the culinary heights of bread baking? Of course we haven’t – not as long as people are thinking creatively with chocolate and cherries! If you think I am going to mention a Paul Hollywood recipe then please don’t be disappointed when I don’t. The recipe that I think does wonders for bread comes […]

GBBO Episode 3: Of Wigs, Spices And Buns – Baking Week


A good baker will rise to the occasion, it’s the yeast he can do. How do you get a baker into bed? Seeduction! No need to be leaven town, loaf around instead and catch week three of the Great British Bake Off and bread week. We are bread to sin, only if you like the […]