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spelt bread with linseed and cumin seeds

spelt linseed and cumin bread

We used to be surrounded by good bread shops. By surrounded I mean there was a  couple of little bakeries that sold great bread, so you could choose what you felt like eating on any given day. But it’s changed at lot and now…

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July 15, 2018
hot cross buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns are an Easter tradition that supermarkets try and convince us starts the second week of January. But don’t be fooled. Admittedly they make an easy lunch box filler from February onward, but come April the chances are you’ll be well over…

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April 12, 2017
coconut bread

Coconut Bread

There was a time when muffins were the staple breakfast on a Sunday morning. There wasn’t much variety. Basically raspberry, blueberry or chocolate, and that was because they were firm favourites that didn’t need replacing no matter how good the alternatives looked. I fraternised with…

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March 15, 2017
wholemeal bread with seeds

Wholemeal bread with seeds

If you have the time, there’s nothing quite like making your own bread. There’s something therapeutic about kneading the dough and watching it rise, then knocking it back and kneading it all over again. And the good thing about living in a hot climate…

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January 25, 2017
rosemary focaccia

Rosemary Focaccia

We were recently reminiscing the fact that we hadn’t had rosemary focaccia for a very long time so set out to rectify this omission. And we weren’t disappointed. Once upon a time this bread was a staple that was whipped up whenever Spicy Pumpkin Soup was…

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August 27, 2016