Jewish Marbled Rye Bread Recipe

It’s all about Jewish breads this month for the Twelve-Loafers. And while I’m baking challah and light deli-style rye breads regularly, I wanted to do some research before deciding on this month’s bake. I decided to purchase the book ‘Secrets of a Jewish Baker – Authentic Jewish Rye and Other Breads’ by George Greenstein and although … Read more

Best chia seed bread recipes

Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium and fibre, chia seeds are all the nutritious rage at the moment. I’ve been crunchifying chia seeds in my home-baked granola for a while – the best breakfast! – and recently also started working on a chia seed bread recipe. Using chia seeds in baking is a great way of … Read more

Schüttelbrot – Recipe for South Tyrolean flatbreads

A month ago, I visited the Zillertal in Austria for a few days of skiing on the Hintertuxer Gletscher. The weather wasn’t as good as we’d hoped for, so we visited the village of Mayrhofen, and more specifically the Erlebnis-Sennerei Zillertal on the way there. It’s a great place to pick up some local cheeses and … Read more

German Sunflower Seed Bread Recipe

This German sunflower seed bread recipe makes a delicious loaf of rye-based bread which is infused with the earthy flavour of dry-roasted sunflower seeds. The recipe is inspired by Gerhard Kellner’s “Rustikale Brote aus deutschen Landen“. A great way to use sunflower seeds in bread baking! German sunflower seed bread recipe On the day before baking Prepare … Read more

Rye bread with sunflower seeds

A new favourite! This rye bread with sunflower seeds is amazing – rye sourdough, malt and toasted sunflower seeds give this bread its delicious flavour. While sunflower seeds usually only have a very mild taste, toasting them evokes a wonderfully nutty flavour. Additionally, they are a great source of Vitamin E, copper, vitamin B1, magnesium … Read more

Focaccia Recipe – Beautiful, Simple & Rustic

Focaccia is a flattish rustic Italian bread with an open, irregular crumb structure. I love focaccia when it’s moist and chewy without being too oily, when it’s kept simple, with an emphasis on fresh herbs and olive oil flavours. Focaccia dough is fairly wet and sticky, but the addition of olive oil means it’s still pliable, … Read more

Flaxseed bread recipe with whole wheat

Packed with great tasting flax seeds, this flaxseed bread recipe is one of my current favourites. I love baking with rye and use both wholemeal rye flour as well as whole wheat and white wheat flour in the recipe. The result – a robust loaf of wholesome brown bread filled with crunchy seeds. Delicious with butter … Read more

Light Rye Bread Recipe for NY-Style Salt Beef Sandwiches

Just a quick post to share the recipe for light rye bread (also referred to as Jewish-style rye bread) I baked at the weekend. This light but fragrant rye bread was perfect for the delicious salt beef sandwiches we served at my friend Mariel’s baby shower. Light rye bread is made with white high-gluten wheat … Read more

“Innviertler Backofenbrot” baked in a Wood-Fired Brick Oven

A fantastic recipe brought to you by Annemarie and her son Martin Buchmayr from Franking in the Austrian Innviertel! These delicious rye loaves are baked in a homemade brick oven. Here are some impressions from a typical baking day in Franking- Ingredients – 250g light rye flour (R960) 300g wheat flour (strong bread flour) Approx. … Read more

Potato Bread Recipe with Sourdough (Kartoffelbrot)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We are celebrating here. With potato bread and champagne, great combination, try it! Potato bread makes use of potatoes to replace some of the wheat flour. The addition of potatoes keeps the bread moist and prevents it from crumbling. Usually, potato bread recipes use either raw or cooked potatoes. In this recipe, … Read more