Back to basics – Home baked Hot X Buns

In March there was an article on the British Baker website stating that the majority of food and drink start-ups are Bakeries. Here is the link to the article. Personally I think the article is misleading writing that 90% of the new companies starting in the food and drink sector are forced to close their […]

Sweet braided yeast bread

Sunday breakfast – Sweet braided yeast bread

Why shouldn’t have daddy breakfast in bed on father’s day? Now here is an idea to bake a great Sunday breakfast and not just for Father’s Day. There are two recipes for a sweet braided loaf – both with yeast but one with very little and long fermentation and the other one when you are […]

Breakfast Wheat Rolls

Home-made Breakfast Rolls

The most easiest home-made rolls Once a month we are having a village market for all local business to show off their artisan goods. Because I am not a proper micro-bakery I attend few times in the year to promote my baking classes but also to meet people from the surrounding villages. As much as […]

Gugelhupf, a little history

The history of the Gugelhupf is related to the development of the shape which goes in fact back to the Romans. Baking forms in the shape of rills and a cone in the middle have been discovered in Carnuntum, just outside of Vienna (I was there on a school trip), Budapest, France and the Rhein […]

Brioche buttons

Emotional Baking

I am still such a newbie in the blogging sphere trying hard to get grips with all technical issues behind the scene. But no excuse as there are millions out there. Rather surprised that my last one was at Easter which is already miles away. I was reasonably busy teaching baking, two major social events […]