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Stilton & Bacon Loaf

Stilton and Bacon is a combination that go naturally together, with the saltiness and smokiness of the bacon and the strong tang of the stilton being used for a multitude of recipes including quiches, sauces, or for filling and wrapping chicken. But one of the best ways to combine these flavours are to incorporate them straight into a beautiful loaf of bread. Served warm with some butter, or as an…

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Crusty Rolls

Everybody has their ideal bacon sandwich – some people love it between a couple of slices of white or wholemeal bread, some would prefer a soft, white bap… me? My ideal bacon sarnie is bacon with brown sauce in a lovely, crusty roll. However, my local shop is very small and when they had sold out of crusty rolls this morning and I was desperately hankering for a crusty, bacon…

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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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