Category Archives: Bread

Quick burger buns

I was wanting to make burgers when I got home tonight, but I did not have any buns, so I quickly whipped these up. Ingredients 1 Tbsp active yeast 2 Tbsp rye starter (optional) 1 cup warm water 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Brioche buns

Brioche are a truly decadent bread, that can almost be though of as a yeasted cake. The liquid in this bread comes mostly from the eggs and butter. I was surprised by how little the dough rised during proving, but … Continue reading

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Spelt and honey semi-sourdough bagels

I thought that I would have another go at a spelt and honey bread, but this time I decided to turn them into my first ever bagels. The bagels were very easy to make, they just take a bit of … Continue reading

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Rye and Spelt Sourdough

A couple of weeks ago I went to the new Movida bakery in South Yarra. While I prefer the pastries I get from my local French bakery Chimmy’s, I loved the spelt loaf. It was very light for spelt, and … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

I was surprised by how easy ciabatta was to make, I have even used a version of this to make pizza bases. The key is to use a stand mixer to kneed the dough so that you can keep it … Continue reading

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Four pizza topping ideas

Saturday here in Melbourne was a bit of a miserable day whether wise, so we decided to stay in and make pizza. We got more and more adventurous as we went. Here are the four very tasty pizzas that we … Continue reading

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Pizza dough

A tried and tested method given to us by Sam’s Mum. Makes two large thin crust pizza. Ingredients 2 tbsp sure bake yeast 1 cup boiling water, 1 cup cold water 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 ½ cups … Continue reading

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