Semolina (Rava) Bread

“The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight.” – M.F.K. Fischer True that !! Nothing like the smell of baking bread !!  The weather was awesome….a light breeze and a constant drizzle with spells of heavy showers off and on….. Isn’t…

Multigrain Bread | Baking

After all the fun I had, doing the 30days30dips Series, I’m back with baking bread.This bread has been on my to do list for a while. I love making breads and especially the whole wheat and multigrain varieties. I must confess it took me 2-3 times before getting the mix right. Yes. If I make…

Breads | Parmesan Pesto Rolls

If you like your bread warm…..look no further !!! This is heaven !!!Pesto Rolls are delicately fragrant with the basil and garlic and the tartness of parmesan !! Best served warm…. actually just of out-the-oven warm 🙂I get very touchy about my breads….hence all the fuss !! I’m all for this bread especially because it…

Caramelised Onions and Cheese Pull Apart Bread

The sight of a pull apart bread loaf on various blogs is so so so appetising. I couldn’t resist making one myself,  for too long. So I found this absolutely yummy recipe. Mine came out a little different from my recipe source but scrumptious all the same.It’s perfect for a day when all you crave…

Cinnamon Rolls to mark the end of 2012

The last post for the last day of this year.A roller coaster year that this has been, it’s had its Ups and Downs and Happiness and Sorrows….Its cold and warmth…Its surprises and disappointments….. overall an eventful year !!A year of realisations and learnings…..a year of growing up……a little more !! A year of promises kept and…

THE DARING BAKERS’ September 2012 Challenge: EMPANADA GALLEGA

Patri of the blog, Asi Son Los Cosas, was our September 2012 Daring Bakers’ hostess and  she decided to tempt us with one of her family’s favorite recipes for Empanadas!  We were given two dough recipes to choose from and encouraged to fill our Empanadas as creatively as we wished! I found the entire concept of…

Spiral Herb Oatmeal Bread

It’s true that once you get the hang of the basic bread dough, there is no stopping you… So this time around, it had to be something more than just the plain loaf. Hence a stuffed loaf !!Spring onions are one of my favourite filling for sandwiches so I assumed that they’ll do equally well…

Soup Sticks with Sopa de Elote (Mexican Corn Soup)

Soup Sticks or Bread Sticks have been on my mind for a long time now. Every time we are out for dinner and the bread basket is served with fresh bread sticks, I promise myself to try baking them myself over the weekend, but somehow hadn’t got around doing that…. Since saturday mornings are baking…

My First Dry Yeast Bread Loaf…

Ever since I started baking bread (read – bread loaf, garlic loaf, dinner rolls) I’ve always worked with Fresh Baker’s Yeast.I was once told by someone who makes bread, that Fresh Yeast is the best yeast for breads, so ever since I’d been following the advice and using fresh yeast. Though fresh yeast is not…

Soft Dinner Rolls for Dinner…..

I’m a weekend bread baker, or so my husband would like me to be, but with a full time job and a house to manage, bread baking at times can get a little demanding (of time). However the baker in me wins more often than not and my kitchen smells of fresh oven baked dinner…