Category Archives: BREADS

Spinach feta bread

Spinach feta bread

Spinach and feta bread is delicious to go with soups or basically any dish, and it is absolutely perfect as breakfast. It’s also very good toasted with roasted garlic butter, on the side of pasta.  Or just tear off a hunk and start snacking on it.  It’s pretty good no matter which way you go!  This bread can also be well used for bruschetti  type of appetizers, with the nice topping of tomatoes and olive oil. With spinach and feta bread you have an opportunity to bring something different – rich and healthy – to your diet.

Chili cornbread

Chili cornbread

Chili cornbread is delicious snack or side dish that goes well with cheese or fresh salad. Cornmeal is a meal (coarse flour) ground from dried maize or corn. It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and coarse consistencies, but not as fine as wheat flour. In the United States, very finely ground cornmeal is also referred to as cornflour. However, the word cornflour denotes cornstarch in the United Kingdom, where cornmeal is not widely available. Cornbread can include various flavourings such as cheese, spring onions or bacon and is usually baked in a rectangular pan and cooked either thin and crisp or thick, light and airy. It’s served with all kinds of dishes, such as deep-fried chicken or bowls of chilli, and can be used as the basis of stuffing for turkey.

Garlic naan

Garlic naan

Naan is very popular Indian bread not only in India but worldwide. Naans can be made with varieties of flavours. Garlic naans are very popular. The best thing of these garlic naan is, they are egg free naans. These soft and fluffy naans can be easily prepared  at home. Naan is traditionally cooked in a clay oven or tandoor. This recipe uses a regular home oven. For the healthy version naans can be prepared using whole wheat flour. 

Pumpkin bread

Pumpkin bread

Pumpkin bread is perfect for breakfasts, goes well with glass of milk, orange juice, tea or coffee. Pumpkin bread has an incredible texture that remains insanely moist for days. Like fine wine, it gets better with age. Allowing it to hang out on the counter will only make it better – bonus! That is, if it lasts that long. We can never make it stretch more than about 2 days in this house.The nutrition in pumpkin seeds improves with age; they are among the few foods that increase in nutritive value as they decompose. According to tests, squash and pumpkin seeds stored for more than five months show a marked increase in protein content.

Finnish pulla bread

Finnish pulla bread

Finnish pulla bread is a mildly-sweet traditional sweet roll or dessert bread flavored with crushed cardamom seeds and occasionally raisins or sliced almonds. Braid loaves (pitko) are formed from three or more braided strands of dough. The braids may also be formed into a ring. These braided strands or rings are typically coated with melted butter and then sprinkled with white sugar or almonds. Other types of pulla include small round ones that resemble English scones but have a sugar and butter topping, and larger cinnamon rolls called korvapuusti. The outside typically has a shiny brown glaze, formed by a coating of egg white, milk or a mixture of sugar and brewed coffee. Cardamom seeds gives to this bread special taste that make it perfect for breakfast or light supper, with milk, tea or coffee.