My new bread machine! 

It finally happened – I received my new bread maker – Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB‑PAC20!!!! The first impressions: The design and build is solid It comes with great recipe/instruction book and DVD It can make almost any type of bread (white, raisin, artesian, and everything in between), cakes, knead and raise dough, jams An option to program in…

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…

Quiche with dough made in bread machine

As we all know quiche is a savory, open-faced pastry crust with a filling of savory custard with cheese, meat, seafood, and/or vegetables. Quiche can be served hot or cold and it is part of French cuisine that became famous all over the world. Quiche was my next bread machine project. Or to be more…

These exotic jams – Kiwi

One of my favorite fruits is kiwi. It is a very special one: The kiwifruit, native to northern China, was first brought to and cultivated in New Zealand at the turn of the 20th century and was then known as the Chinese Gooseberry. When the time came to export the fruit, to avoid the high duties…

Whole wheat bread with sunflower seeds

I have started venturing out to flavored breads and for my first attempt I decided to bake bread with sunflower seeds. The idea behind it was that I had quite a lot sunflower seeds and really did not want to waste it. So, the ingredients: 1 cup of warm water 1 pack of active yeast…

Raspberry jam :)

To keep on filling up our kitchen with jams I decided to try out raspberry one. As always it is extremely simple to make in bread machine. All you need is: 2 cups of raspberries 1,5 cups of sugar 3 tbsp of pectin Set machine on jam function and you al all done. To store…