Flavoured salts – part two

Salt mixes recipes on Ink Sugar Spice

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

Nine top tips on artful bread scoring

Flower score - sourdough with pomegranate molasses - 9 top tips on bread scoring art on www.inksugarspice.wordpress.com

My nine top tips on making beautiful scored patterns and art on your bread

Bread shapes: making at home

Making a ball plait loaf by Ink Sugar Spice

A look at the most commonly created bread shapes

Flavoured salts – part one

Asian style salt mix on Ink Sugar Spice

[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

Stencilled beer cob

Beer bread recipe with stencil and downloadable pdf to cut out - ink sugar spice

Stencilled cob loaf - a recipe for a beer bread cob loaf, plus how to stencil bread and a free medieval sun face stencil to create a gorgeous loaf

Lavender and Lovage – book review 📖

Lavender and Lovage - cookbook review 📖 "By interleaving smaller stories and anecdotes between the recipes, Karen's woven a holistic, beautiful book, where the recipes only make full sense with the voice, and vice versa"

The student kitchen

The student kitchen - advice for University freshers on packing kitchen kit, a basic pantry, hints & tips for cheap eating, shopping and storage. Good luck to all new students (include my twins going to Sheffield & Nottingham)

Lean pasta sauce – Salsa magro

Salsa magro, or lean sauce. A delicious, unusual tomato based sauce - adapted for modern kitchens from a late 1800s recipe

Inspiration and relaxation

A ramble through some inspiration and ideas to get your creative juices flowing and to chill out a little. Some ideas to find inspiration for food and art in my new post