Sourdough Cinnamon Raisin Bread Recipe

With the coronavirus COVID-19 situation still very much unfolding, my family (including our 2-year old toddler) have been working from home now for the last 8 weeks. With lockdown fatigue firmly setting in, I wanted to share this comfort-food bread recipe with all of you. This sourdough cinnamon raisin bread is the perfect treat to … Read more

Kaiserschmarrn Recipe with Plum Compote

In times like these, we are all looking for home comforts. For me, there are some recipes which always make me feel great, even preparing them brings joy. One particular favourite is Kaiserschmarrn – especially when I can have it with the traditional Zwetschkenröster (plum compote) on the side. Kaiserschmarrn is a ski hut favourite, … Read more

Sourdough Starter Troubleshooting

The current COVID-19 related lockdown, the social distancing and self isolation measures offer for many an opportunity to dabble in sourdough baking. And with a first foray into cultivating a sourdough starter comes the need for sourdough starter troubleshooting. This post is aimed at answering your sourdough starter questions so you can overcome any issues … Read more

Protein-Rich Peasemeal Bread Recipe

I had heard of peasemeal before, but never had never tasted it in anything, so when I saw it on display in the Deli Ecosse cafe shop in Callander, I had to bag a pack. Peasemeal is produced by Golspie Mill and is made of yellow peas that have been roasted. It’s a fine dust … Read more

Homemade baby breadsticks recipe

When it comes to feeding, my little baby daughter has never been a natural. And when I recently started to introduce solids, she steadfastly refused to be given anything from a spoon or my finger. No tasty purée could tempt her. She did however take the spoon if it was put in front of her … Read more

Multigrain bread with home-milled multigrain flour

After a mini break from blogging due to the arrival of my sweet little baby daughter, I wanted to share my current go-to sourdough bread recipe with you. This multigrain sourdough bread has been the weekly staple loaf in our house over the last six months. It’s a super easy, yet wholesome and delicious recipe … Read more

Sesame semolina sourdough bread recipe

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with a new flour – semolina. Its characteristics make it the perfect bread ingredient for a coarser, more textured bread. Semolina bread is a robust accompaniment for soups and salads – just in time for the spring greens entering my kitchen. My semolina bread recipe uses  small … Read more