Bread machine take on risotto

Bread maker is a wonderful device! For my next unexpected use of this machine I decided to try out risotto. To be more precise shrimp risotto. Unfortunately, my first obstacle was to find Arborio rice which is normally used for making risotto. So, instead I used some jasmine rice. Never the less, the result came out…

Kiwi jam cake

More jam means more cakes! So, kiwi cake it is:) For this recipe I used: 1 jar of kiwi (can be any kind of jam for that matter) 3 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 cup of sugar 4 tbsp of greek yogurt 2 tsp of baking powder First of all, I have made the dough…

Bread machine take on empanadas

My further exploration of bread machine was to prepare empanadas. I have made some adjustments and well overall I would say made a Lithuanian interpretation of this well known dish. The recipe was as following: First of all, I have prepared the stuffing. Cut some veggies (yellow bell pepper, half of crouget, some mushrooms) and stir…

Dough made in bread machine, baked in oven

My husband all the time says that bread machine is not meant to bake. To have a better crust and result in general, I should give it a try baking bread in oven. So, for my third attempt for whole wheat bread I have made some research and found this useful step by step blog…

Bread goes with everything

Below you will find some dishes that made for dinner. I paired it with the bread I keep on baking: Tilapia in the oven  Baked Tilapia All of the ingredients are from Trader Joe’s: fish, olive oil, salad. The recipe is as simple as that: Put olive oil in pan, season fish with pepper, salt and…

Organic bread crumbs

I have been baking quite a bit of bread lately. Thus, we have a lot of leftover. I have decided to make some organic bread crumbs from leftovers of whole wheat bread. The process is quite straightforward: just leave old bread to dry and then crush it. I have left it for almost a week on my…

Healthy whole wheat bread

  It is said that whole wheat bread is more healthy than the regular white one. I have decided to make a quick research on that and well this is what I found: The health benefits of wheat depend entirely on the form in which you eat it. These benefits will be few if you…

Something sweet – banana bread

My next venture with bread maker was an attempt to bake something sweet. And what a better option it would be than the classic and well known banana bread. As European that is not that familiar with American dishes, I have decided to explored the history of this bread and found the following: “Banana bread…