Making Soda Bread

A great recipe for any first-time bread baker, this recipe is quick, easy, and tasty!

Bacon and Stilton Rolls with Celery Soup

I know, I know. This is a vegetarian food blog and yet here is a post with bacon in the title. But it’s also my blog, so I’ll post what I want, thank you very much 😛

This is once again a recipe from Paul Hollywood’s book Bread, and originally I was going to modify it to leave out the bacon completely. But when baking bread, I borrow my non-veggie family’s kitchen, and my brother doesn’t like Stilton, and my parents agreed that the bacon did sound nice, and since the recipe makes two loaves anyway, I decided to make one loaf of Stilton rolls and one loaf of bacon rolls.

So technically it’s only half non-vegetarian!

Making a Bloomer

After the catastrophe that was making not-for-beginners Danish pastry (or, trying to, anyway), I decided it would be a good idea to go back to the very start of Paul Hollywood’s book Bread, and make the very first recipe. This was a bloomer loaf – a very standard soft, white bread with a thick, crunchy…