A week in the life of a loaf

A week in the life of a loaf -how to make the most of your bread day by day (whether you've made or bought it) plus some additional ideas

Flavoured salts – part two

Four incredible salt mixes: Italian with dried tomato puree, French, Umami with dried @marmite (yes really!) and a pretty and unusual English Summer Sweet - all vegetarian. Part 2 of my salt mixes posts

Flavoured salts – part one

[updated] It's all the food fashion at the moment it seems to have a pot of two of flavoured sea salt, with salt companies clambering over each other to bring them out. Take a look past the hype and you'll see that salt mixes are exceptionally useful in the kitchen and can even be used… Continue reading Flavoured salts – part one

Chemical leaveners / raising agents

My findings on chemical leaveners and what's going on inside my cake (or other bake) to make it rise. Is there anything we can do to get the best results using raising agents? Plus make your own baking powder and self raising flour!