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….

Basic white bread in bread machine

The best way to test new bread machine is to bake basic white bread. And I did just that with my Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB‑PAC20. I have tried their basic  bread recipe a couple of times (see below) and found it a bit too sweet. So, made a few adjustments and must admit the bread…

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…

Simple spinach and feta bread 

Bread and all its variations, so many recipes to be baked and tried! This time I baked a simple yet extremely delicious bread with spinach and feta. These ingredients are timeless I would say and scream for success. Thus, once more very simple recipe. Ingredients: 3 ½ cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup of warm…

Creative and tasty way to use stale bread 

Nothing can be easier than turning stale bread into delicious gourmet croutons for soup and salad toppings. Besides that there are many more ways in using and reusing stale bread. So, before you through away stale and old bread consider this bacon, egg and bread bake. The recipe is very easy and requires only 4 ingredients. For…

Tasty pesto bread rolls

My pesto bread turned out so great that I have decided to make a small modification of it and bake some bread rolls. The recipe follows as the pesto bread: Make the dough 3 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 1 cup of warm water 1 tbsp of instant yeast Mix all ingredients – I…

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…