Bread Heads: Learning Bread from E5

So… After the tarte-tastrophe and disappointment from my undercooked puff at the Galvin Tarte Tatin competition a few weeks ago, many people have asked me what the future holds in store when it comes to me and cooking. To which I replied… I need a new project… Something that will challenge me… Something that will […]

Brazilian Cheese Bread

by Donna. Way back in 2009 my friend Elizabeth shared this recipe with me.  Her husband had recently gone completely gluten free, and this was the first gluten free bread she had made and it quickly became a favourite in her house. Since my husband went gluten free in March I hadn’t dared to try […]

Cheesy Jarlsberg & Fennel Loaf

Scandinavian television is all the rage.  First there was Sarah Lund and her jumper on “The Killing”.  Then there was Borgan and the ins and outs of Danish politics.  And now “The Bridge” with Saga Noren offering endless opportunity for continuing our obsession with female Scandinavian television characters. And there is also Scandinavian cooking.  It […]

Pear and Ginger Muffins

Pear and Ginger Muffins “It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.” ~Edward Bunyard I tend to cook and bake for and from emotion. I like the feelings that the aroma of cooking or baking […]

Hapanleipä – Finnish Sour Rye Bread

by Paukku. “Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life.” –Matthew Henry I like baking bread. Of all the cooking and baking I do, the making of bread is the most joyous and gives me the most satisfaction. Bread is one of the oldest prepared foods, going back […]