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Anyone Heard of Batter Bread? Another Fabulous, Fast Recipe!

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I’ve really been cranking up the baking over the last week or two. The milder weather always does this to me – I want great cakes and breads and I want them right now, so the best way to do that is to make them myself. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears and Honey Enter your Email [...]

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In My Kitchen, October 2012

October 5, 2012

My friend Celia from Fig Jam and Lime Cordial does a monthly roundup of interesting things in her kitchen.   She’s a cracker baker and chocolate temperer (erer?) so it is well worth swinging by her kitchen and checking it out.  Every so often I actually manage to get organised enough to join in – [...]

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Cookbook review – Olive & Rosemary Fougasse & Fast Ed Halmagyi’s “The Food Clock”

August 17, 2012

Another cookbook made it’s way across my desk this week and this one is just a little bit different from the norm.  “The Food Clock”, by Fast Ed Halmagyi (Harper Collins), takes current fondness for the thoroughly sensible trend of eating seasonally and gives it quite a whimsical little twist that I’ve not really seen [...]

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The Last of the Originals – Laucke Flour Mills

July 25, 2012

Earlier this year I spent an afternoon in a sourdough baking class with Gabriella of The Hills Baking School.  I love baking and have baked much of our bread, rolls and focaccia over the years but had been attempting – unsuccessfully – to make the leap into sourdough baking.  Gabriella is a microbiologist with a [...]

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Seasonal Secrets – Schiaccata

April 3, 2012

When the baking bug bites me I seldom make much effort to resist.  I adore the yeasty smell of proving dough almost as much as I love the smell of baking bread, the sweet smell of spices baking in soft rolls and the pungent smell of rosemary or oregano in oven fresh focaccia.  The bug [...]

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Beer and skittles – and Tomato & Cheese Beer Bread

May 26, 2010

“And the bar tender says to Renee Descartes, “Another beer?” And Descartes says, “I think not” and disappears.” Alfred Bester Winter bared it’s teeth just a little up here on the weekend and on a chilly, grey Sunday afternoon the idea of a hearty lunch in front of a roaring fire held significant appeal – [...]

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