Simple guide on how to postpone bread baking  

Bread baking can take quite a lot of time. It is sometimes challenging to plan it well in a busy day schedule. This inspired my to research how to postpone bread making. My research is based on http://redstaryeast.com/yeast-baking-lessons/postpone-baking/ and http://www.thespicedlife.com/2009/01/how-to-delay-your-bread-once-youve-started-maple-oatmeal-sandwich-bread.html Below you will find a summary of most common ways of postponing bread baking: refrigerating or…

Bread rolls with feta and olives

My bread baking is centered around bread machine. Never the less, this time I have put together a recipe that instructs how to prepare dough  by hands, kitchen aid or bread machine. The recipe is very simple and straight forward. It takes a bit of time to prepare dough for the rolls. Still, the end result…

Healthy breakfast – granola, greek yogurt and jam

Bread machine jam is a wonderful thing! It is super easy to make and very versatile. It can be used on toast, baking a cake, with cheese or just making breakfast a very tasty start of the day. As most of us know breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day. It also…

Frozen blueberry jam in bread machine

This weekend I made more jam! I had some frozen blueberries and made some jam using bread machine. According to http://www.humanhealthspecialists.com/integrative-health-arizona-newsletter/volume-1/issue-1/the-bountiful-benefits-of-blueberries/, it’s not just the antioxidants in blueberries that promote optimal health. Blueberries also contain a whole bunch of vitamins and minerals, are a good source of fiber, and are an excellent source of low glycemic…

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 🙂 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…