Simple pesto bread

Following the sequence of my Italian cuisine inspired breads, I baked a very simple and quick pesto bread. Again as in sun dried tomato bread, this bread is very simple as it has only a couple of ingredients and tastes wonderful. So, my bread recipe is as simples as that: Make the dough 3 1/2…

Green olive tapenade bread rolls

Home made bread rolls make a perfect appetizer for a dinner. It can also be an inspiration for summer tapas! I bought some lovely olive tapenade in Trader Joe’s and thought of mixing it in the basic bread dough to create simple and very tasty rolls. The recipe goes as following: Make the dough 3…

Easy sun dried tomato bread

Past weekend we had some friends over and I thought it would be nice to bake something more fancy looking šŸ™‚ I ended up baking a very easy sun dried tomato bread that requires only 4 ingredients, but tastes great! First of all, I have researched the web for some inspiration and ended up finding…

Classic country bread made with poolish

To bring an artisan bread making to bread machine I made a simple white bread using polish. Poolish is starter used in bread making process. The primary difference between making bread with a starter and making bread with the direct or straight yeast method is that starter breads require much more time to prepare, but…

Orange pulp jam in bread machine

Last week I made a lovely orange pulp jam in bread machine. The idea for the jam came as I had some leftover pulp from making juice. Making jam from fruit pulp makes a bit of a difference. The jam comes out a bit more dense, it is not that rich in color and the…

Cherry jam made in bread machine

California cherries are in season now! And that means making cherry jam in bread machine. As “America’s super fruit,” cherries offer the vital nutrition for a long and healthy life. One cup of cherries contains 90 calories with an ample supply of fiber, protein, and vitamin A and C,Ā says theĀ United States Department of AgricultureĀ (USDA). For…