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Nuts

Rye Dough with dates and walnuts

Rye Dough with dates and walnuts

Delicious Rye Dough with dates and walnuts


Amaretti

Amaretti

A crunchy, chewy biscuit with zingy lemon. Perfect with a cup of tea!


Lisa K's Pumpkin buns with chestnut filling.. tastes as good as it looks

Lisa K's Pumpkin buns with chestnut filling.. tastes as good as it looks

Made with sourdough and organic ingredients .. very low fat. Freezes well


Date and walnut loaf

Date and walnut loaf

To add a little crunch I topped with chopped caramelized hazelnuts dusted in cocoa


Fig and hazelnuts biscotti

Fig and hazelnuts biscotti

This Italian biscuits called biscotti which means twice baked are my favorite festive bakes . Give it a go, your house will smell festive for hours, your cookie jar will be full ( not for long ) they are a real treat, perfect gift for friends and family.


Sourdough cocoa bread with dried fruits and walnuts

Sourdough cocoa bread with dried fruits and walnuts

Sometimes you need something special! Whether you'll have this bread for breakfast or during a meal, the unique taste is going to stay with you. Enjoy!


Banana cake with nuts and chocolate

Banana cake with nuts and chocolate

With the current autumn and the colder months, we notice greater desire for carbohydrates, especially those not healthy .. I try meet you half way and share with you more healthy alternatives, eg. cake


Fig and Walnut Dutch Oven Sourdough with Spelt

Fig and Walnut Dutch Oven Sourdough with Spelt

Great with cheese, not too sweet for sandwiches and perfect just toasted with fresh dairy butter - what's not to love!


Roasted Hazelnut, Prune and Black Cardamom Sourdough Loaf

Roasted Hazelnut, Prune and Black Cardamom Sourdough Loaf

A moist loaf full of flavour from the hazelnuts and spice mixed with the sweetness of the prunes. Versatile with sweet toppings as well as savoury.


Pumpkin and walnut sourdough

Pumpkin and walnut sourdough

Perfect bread for the autumn, although it can be prepared all year round as long as you find pumpkin. Really great along a good blue cheese.


Blueberry and hazelnut muffins with lemon and poppy seeds

Blueberry and hazelnut muffins with lemon and poppy seeds

These gluten free muffins are a favourite with children. The addition of lemon zest and poppy seeds makes them really special.


Gluten-Free Lemon & Pistachio Biscuits

Gluten-Free Lemon & Pistachio Biscuits

Super easy to make, you can do them in advance and refrigerate for up to 3 days - just cut as many cookies as you want to bake from the chilled dough log and they'll be freshly baked every time. They keep really well in an airtight tin if they're not scoffed at first sitting.


Honey and walnut loaf

Honey and walnut loaf

A wholesome nutty bread lovely toasted or with cheese.


Classic Sourdough with Hazelnuts

Classic Sourdough with Hazelnuts

A moist, nutty flavoured classic sourdough. Inspired by Richard Bertinet who, through his books has taken me onto a different level with bread making.


Coffee & Walnut Cake

Coffee & Walnut Cake

This coffee & walnut cake is absolutely divine when you use Shipton soft cake & pastry flour.


Banana, Date and Walnut Spelt Loaf

Banana, Date and Walnut Spelt Loaf

A deliciously nutty and treacly spelt loaf for all times of the day.


Ellie's grain-free and dairy-free walnut and currant spice cake

Ellie's grain-free and dairy-free walnut and currant spice cake

This recipe makes a wonderful moist cake but due to the type of ingredients it does require a food processor! I regularly include this healthy cake in my chidren's lunch boxes. It keeps for a week in the fridge and any dried out crumbs may be served with icecream or part of a custard style desert, so there's no waste!


Spelt and Almond Cookies with Cherry Yogurt Icing

Spelt and Almond Cookies with Cherry Yogurt Icing

These crisp cookies can be made with any fruit flavoured yogurt (I use varieties produced by Yeo Valley). Enjoy experimenting with the recipe! Makes 20 biscuits


Danish dark rye sourdough (rugbrød)

Danish dark rye sourdough (rugbrød)

A hearty, sweet and delicious dark rye bread for savoury toppings or breakfast


Rye Sourdough Loaf with Walnuts

Rye Sourdough Loaf with Walnuts

delicious crusty nutty taste


Coffee and Pecan Roulade

Coffee and Pecan Roulade

A fantastic dessert or an afternoon cake!


Date & Walnut Sourdough

Date & Walnut Sourdough

Full bodied, hearty bread with a great texture


Festival rolls

Festival rolls

I went to my first festival this month and made some delicious rolls to take with me and share with friends. They were great with brie on the first day (it doesn't matter if it gets hot and runs), then went well with fried eggs as egg banjos for breakfast and are really tasty on their own, as they are filled with great ingredients!


Honey Bear Bread....(Honey-ied Pear and walnut bread)

Honey Bear Bread....(Honey-ied Pear and walnut bread)

A lovely wholemeal/organic white bread with a delicate walnut crunch and sweet pears poached in mead with an extra hint of honey. This little beauty can be made with a 60/40 mix of wholemeal / white or add light rye flour for a little extra flavour. Rye gives it a stronger texture. When I lived in Germany, Birnenbrot was always made with light rye flour. My two young boys however are not fooled by me trying things different on the bread front, so you can use wholemeal which keeps the crumb soft! We adults enjoy this with a bit of gorganzola , camembert, or Roquefort (no need for chutney) and a lovely glass of your favourite red or white wine. The boys love this for breakfast too, warmed up with butter. I used Lindisfarne Mead from a recent trip at Easter, but apple juice works just as well.




PISTACHIO & ROSEWATER CAKE

PISTACHIO & ROSEWATER CAKE

Dairy free show stopper!!!


Richard Bertinet's Chestnut Flour Bread

Recipe from "Crust - Bread to Get Your Teeth Into"


Swiss Dark loaf

A nutty,tasty loaf.


Chocolate & Walnut Loaf

Quick and delicious. Disappears ins seconds!


Wholemeal Cheese and Walnut Scones

Perhaps this is not a recipe which would immediately seem characteristic of Christmas but these scones make s wonderful contrast to the richness of Christmas fare. Very versatile they can be made in a large chunky shape for a light lunch with soup or served with a mild cheese like Brie with grapes or for delicious nibbles with drinks cut quite small and serve halved and topped with Brie flashed under the grill to melt.