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Ciabatta

Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a very 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.…

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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding is an absolute favourite of mine, and the reason for this is likely because it’s an absolute favourite of my Dad and I can remember Mum making it for as long as I can remember. So, it was only natural that I would want to have a go at making it myself. My Mum has always sworn upon the Delia Smith recipe, but mine is my own take…

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Panettone

There are many foods that make it feel like Christmas – Turkey, Brussel Sprouts, Fruit Cake, Mince Pies… but one that always signifies Christmas has arrived, for me, is the Italian sweet bread called Panettone. It’s very similar to the French classic, Brioche, in that it’s enriched with butter, eggs and sugar but it’s can also be found packed with fruit, nuts, or both. It takes a bit of time…

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Wholemeal Rolls

These wholemeal rolls are great – they’re perfect with your favourite fillings for lunches, with a nice soup, just as a snack or brilliant fresh out the oven with some butter – plus they’re better for you than a plain white roll. Simple as anything, but so nice that you wouldn’t want to buy from the shop again.…

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Brioche

Brioche is a wonderful enriched bread of French origin – made with eggs, butter and sugar to give a wonderfully rich and light and fluffy texture – which has become an extremely popular loaf to use not just for eating by itself, but many eating establishments now prefer to use Brioche buns for their burgers or Brioche rolls for their Hot Dogs. It can also be used as an ingredients…

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