baking · bread · Desserts

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… Continue reading Sesame, vanilla and almond sweet bread rolls

baking · bread · Bread maker

Breadsticks/grissini 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.… Continue reading Breadsticks/grissini with rosemary and olive oil

baking · bread · Meals

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.… Continue reading Sweet corn soup with chili flakes and homemade croutons

baking · bread · Bread maker

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… Continue reading Basic white bread in bread machine