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Ciabatta

Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a light-textured, airy loaf and is wonderfully versatile. It’s brilliant to use for sandwiches, to have with soups, use as a base for garlic bread, as an accompaniment to a main meal, or simply wonderful dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. It’s one of my favourite breads to make, and not as complicated as you…

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Sausage & Egg McMuffin

I do enjoy a Sausage & Egg McMuffin from McDonald’s – it’s a guilty pleasure, and I’m not even sorry. But you know what’s better than one from MaccyD’s? Making one at home, from scratch, including the muffins! It’s so rewarding and it tastes so much better, and you know exactly what’s in it! This recipe is especially good as, at the time of writing, we’re in the middle of…

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Bagels

Bagels – they’re one of the most popular breads in the world, and one of the most well-known polish delicacies that has been adopted by countries all over the world, especially the USA due to the large Jewish communities. While the ingredients don’t vary too much from most other breads, Bagels, much like another Jewish bread – the Pretzel, are gently poached first before they’re baked in order to give…

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Banana Bread

While under lockdown, for some reason, Banana Bread has become the de rigueur recipe to make. Why? I’m not really sure. Maybe people bought excess bananas and didn’t use them all (in which case, don’t stockpile, it’s naughty!). Maybe it’s because it’s super easy to make? Or maybe it’s just because it’s really tasty? Or maybe all three? Whatever the reason, Banana Bread is great to make at any time,…

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Hot Cross Buns

Easter means different things to different people. For many it’s about the birth and resurrection of Jesus, who allegedly died for our sins. For many others it’s about gathering with family, a reason to over-indulge in chocolate, an extra couple of days off work or, if you’re like me, it’s all about the traditional foods. Especially, Hot Cross Buns! Hot Cross Buns are something that I’ve grown to love more…

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