Episode 59: Honey Cakes are the Bee’s Knees

Honey Loaf Cake with Sweet Dukkah I forgot to get a picture of this one – sorry!! I wasn’t actually intending to use it on the podcast, but it was so good I had to include it. I’m always on the look out for dairy-free cakes since I have a close friend who a) appreciatesContinue reading “Episode 59: Honey Cakes are the Bee’s Knees”

Episode 57: Seeds Everywhere, on Everything: Crunchy and Chewy Seedy Breads

Koulouri – Cypriot Village Bread 7g fast-action/ instant yeast 1.5 tbsp sugar 1 piece of mastic 2 pieces of mehlepi/mahleb 1 tsp fine sea salt 500g strong white bread flour 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp olive oil, plus more for greasing 4 tbsp sesame seeds 1 tbsp nigella/ black onion seeds 1/2 tsp aniseedContinue reading “Episode 57: Seeds Everywhere, on Everything: Crunchy and Chewy Seedy Breads”

Episode 56: Summer Essentials

We’ve had some hot days (by London standards) and the fruit and veg has changed… hence inspiring this episode! Cold Brew I’m a complete coffee fiend. I don’t mind drinking hot drinks in the summer (I drink English-style tea several times a day all-year-round). I’ve never quite gotten why some people are so against itContinue reading “Episode 56: Summer Essentials”

Episode 55: Next-Level Caramel Shortbreads

Very Good Millionaire’s Shortbread This is my base recipe for you to make your own riffs or just follow to get a classic caramel shortbread with a gooey salted caramel, bittersweet chocolate topping and melt-in-the-mouth shortbread. Arguably, there’s no need to change this timeless classic! I used the hazelnut Millionaire’s Shortbread in Benjamina Ebuehi’s AContinue reading “Episode 55: Next-Level Caramel Shortbreads”

Episode 54: ‘Gluten Free Sourdough is Easier’?! with Mary Thompson

Listen to the latest episode on most podcast platforms!! Mary’s book, ‘Gluten Free Sourdough Baking’ is out now. You can find her on Instagram at ACoupleofCoeliacs. In this episode I also recommend subscribing to the following newsletters: Kitchen Projects, by Nicola Lamb Hot Dish, by Sohla El-Waylly Dorie Greenspan’s bulletin Vittles I ate at LittleContinue reading “Episode 54: ‘Gluten Free Sourdough is Easier’?! with Mary Thompson”

Episode 50: Black Cocoa Bakes

Edd Kimber’s Chocolate Sablé Biscuits Adapted, barely, from here. These are EXTREMELY well balanced. I liked them with just good quality white chocolate. Makes about 25 in my experience 140g plain/ all purpose flour 140g wholemeal rye flour 40g black cocoa (or Dutch-processed) 3/4 baking soda/ bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp flaky salt 220g unsaltedContinue reading “Episode 50: Black Cocoa Bakes”