Tasty avocado bread

California is known for many things: sun, sea, mountains, relaxed way of living. One of the specialties that this wonderful state offers is its avocados. The avocado was introduced from Mexico to California in the 19th century, and has become a successful cash crop. About 59,000 acres (240 km2) – some 95% of United States avocado production…

Orange pulp bread

We have recently bough a juicer which I believe is a great invention. Never the less, quite a lot pulp is left after making juice. I was looking for creative ways to use it and well one of it was just to bake some bread. The recipe as always is very simple: 1 cup of orange pulp…

Sour cream bread

Sour cream is  great ingredient to make bread or bake cakes. This time I made dough in bread machine using sour cream as a base and baked it in the oven later. For the recipe you will need: 1 cup of sour cream (leave it in  a room temperature for a bit or warm it microwave before…

Vanilla greek yogurt bread in bread machine

My inspiration for bread recipes often comes just by looking into what we have in the kitchen. In this way, I have noticed that we had quite a lot of vanilla Greek yogurt and it was about to expire. So, my next quick bread recipe was all about substituting water by Greek yogurt. You will…

Active yeast vs. instant yeast

While shopping for yeast one can find at least two different options: rapid raise instant yeast and active yeast. As a beginner baker I was curious to understand what was the difference. So, I researched and experimented a bit. So, according to http://www.breadworld.com/products: RapidRise Yeast Also known as instant yeast Saves time – only requires…

Milk bread that goes well with cheese

I was looking for a simple bread to serve with cheese and came up with idea to bake milk bread. The recipe is very simple – just replace water by warm milk and put all ingredients in bread machine. Once again, it is important to warm up the milk first. My inspiration: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/17126/milk-bread/ The bread tastes very…

Bread machine tips – ingredients

Baking bread in bread machine is simple and complicated at the same time. Using ingredients in a correct way is vital. It takes time to find correct way to prepare  your dough. I am still learning how to do it correctly. Thus, today I would like to share some tips on using ingredients in a correct way:…