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Einkorn Bread | Recipes from my Cookbook Shelf

Baking homemade bread needn’t be difficult and it’s something I love to do. Recently I found einkorn flour stocked in some of our supermarkets and although I hadn’t baked with this type of wholemeal flour before, owned a cookbook with a specific bread recipe using this ingredient. Einkorn is an ancient wheat grain that has less gluten and more nutritional value than modern wheat varieties. Continue reading

Homemade Brown Bread with Oatmeal and Sunflower Seeds

brown-bread-with-oatmeal_sunflower-seeds-4458-2The aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through the kitchen… one of life’s great pleasures. Growing up in Ireland I know how much we love our traditional brown and white soda bread and the variations are as long as your arm. You might think it looks complicated to make but I assure you, it’s really simple. With this recipe no messing with yeast, no kneading or proving necessary, unlike my Irish soda bread with cranberries and candied orange peel which requires a gentle knead to shape. Continue reading

Feta Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Thyme Scones Baked On A Pizza Stone

Cheese, Tomato and Thyme Scone-7367It’s international scone week at Lavender and Lime and Tandy is hosting this years round-up of scone recipes. This event started three years ago with Celia, when a few blogging friends found themselves baking scones around the same time and then decided to turn it into a yearly event so others could join in… hence, international scone week was born. Continue reading

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