Bread machine dough for sesame, vanilla and almond sweet bread rolls

I found that participating in blogging challenges helps me out to create new recipes and step out side my comfort zone. This time I participated in Simply Sesame Blogger Recipe Challenge. The challenge was to share creativity by using Simply Sesame’s Vanilla with Almond Bites, Pistachio Morsels with a hint of Cardamom or its Pure Roasted…

Bread machine dough for the most delicious holiday rolls

The holidays is just around the corner and it is indeed a great time to start  trying out new and different recipes that could be a big hit for the holiday time. This time I had some leftovers of brie and cranberries, thus prepared some pretty tasty rolls. You will need: 1/4 of cup cranberry…

Cranberry and mushroom risotto in bread maker

Last week I shared a recipe that I have submitted for Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. This week I would like to share one more. The cranberries have inspired me to cook a risotto with mushrooms and some rosemary. I used my Zojirushi bread maker to cook it. It was again very quick and…

Bread machine dough for breadsticks with rosemary and olive oil

Recently I read an interesting story on creation of breadsticks/grissini. They have originated in Torino, Piemonte, a region of northwest Italy. Grissini/breadsticks were invented around the end of the 17th century to cure the health problems of young Duke Vittorio Amedeo II of Savoy. The story goes that the duke had difficulty digesting most foods….

Chocolate cake in bread machine!

I love my bread machine, it is truly a great help for a busy person who loves to cook and bake. This time I baked a chocolate cake in bread machine which again turn out to be delicious and extremely easy to make. I used the original Zojirushi recipe and adjusted it a bit. Original:…

Bread with herbs and olive oil

I was keen on trying out my new Zojirushi machine to make some dough and bake the bread in the oven. For that I decided to go for an olive oil and herbs infused bread. For the dough I used a simple basic bread recipe: 1 1/3 cups of warm water 4 1/4 cups of all…

Sweet corn soup with chili flakes and homemade croutons

Last week I made some homemade croutons – a great way to use up a stale bread. I used them for making sweet corn soup with chili flakes. You can prepare croutons in a very simple way: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Brush stale bread on both sides with olive oil….

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…

Tasty pizza roll ups

It seems that lately I have been experimenting a lot with bread roll ups. The latest bake is pizza roll ups – again very simple and delicious bake. I made the dough in bread machine, which is again very simple and requires almost no work. You will need: 3 1/2 cups of all purpose flour…