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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 “Einkorn Bread | Recipes from my Cookbook Shelf”


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 “Homemade Brown Bread with Oatmeal and Sunflower Seeds”

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