All-Purpose Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 scant tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, preferably European style 1 cup whole milk Preheat oven to 425. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a large mixing bowl. Transfer to a food processor. Cut butter into… Continue reading All-Purpose Biscuits

English Featherlight Scones

1 egg 1 tablespoon sugar 30 g 1 oz melted butter 3/4 cup milk 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon salt milk for glazing Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F). In a bowl, beat the egg and sugar until thick. Combine the milk and melted butter. Sift the flour and salt into a box and… Continue reading English Featherlight Scones

Easy Yogurt Flatbreads

7oz / 200g / 1 packed cup Plain/All Purpose Flour 7oz / 200g / ~3/4cup Plain/Natural Yogurt (unsweetened) 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder (not baking soda!) 1/2 tsp Salt 8 tsp Olive Oil In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the centre then pour in yogurt.… Continue reading Easy Yogurt Flatbreads

Cheese and Garlic Biscuit Balls

For the dough: 1 can Grands Biscuits 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Garlic butter sauce: 1-2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp garlic paste 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning Pinch of salt Preheat oven to 375 F or 187 C. Split Grands! biscuits in half and gently… Continue reading Cheese and Garlic Biscuit Balls

No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

FOR THE FILLING: 1/2 cup/113 grams unsalted butter, very soft, plus more for greasing the pan 1/2 packed cup/110 grams light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 cup/90 grams chopped pecans, toasted (see Tip) FOR THE ROLLS: 2 cups/256 grams all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon fine… Continue reading No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Overnight French Toast

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for baking dish 1 pound enriched bread, such as brioche, challah or panettone sliced 3/4-inch thick 1/4 cup golden raisins (optional) 6 large eggs 2 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg 1/2… Continue reading Overnight French Toast

Tattie Scones

1 pound potatoes (baking potatoes, peeled, cooked, and mashed) 1 ounce butter (2 tablespoons, melted, plus more for greasing) 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 1/2 ounces flour (1 cup/125 g, plus extra for rolling) 1 medium egg 1 teaspoon baking powder Heat the oven to 400 F (200 C/Gas Mark 6). Place the mashed potatoes in… Continue reading Tattie Scones

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4 ounces/125 grams medium oatmeal, plus extra for kneading 1/8 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 1 pinch kosher salt 2 tablespoons goose fat or bacon fat, melted 2 tablespoons hot water Preheat oven to 375 F and prepare a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Grind the oatmeal in a food processor or blender until… Continue reading Oatcakes

Categorized as Breads

Garlic Bread with Mozzarella

1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter (1 stick), melted 4 fat garlic cloves, grated 1/2 cup Parmesan, grated 1/4 cup firmly packed chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Black pepper 1 baguette or rustic crusty loaf 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced Heat the oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl, stir together… Continue reading Garlic Bread with Mozzarella

Never-Fail Biscuits

6 ounces /170 grams (1 1/2 cups) self-rising flour 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional; for a saltier biscuit, add up to to 1/4 teaspoon) 6 ounces /170 grams (3/4 cup) heavy or whipping cream Heat the oven to 450° F, with a rack in the top third of the oven. Mix the flour and salt together… Continue reading Never-Fail Biscuits

Skillet Yeast Rolls

3/4 cup whole milk (105-110 degrees F) 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 1/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 large egg, at room temperature 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted Combine milk, yeast and… Continue reading Skillet Yeast Rolls

Miso-Maple Loaf Cake

4 ounces/113 grams unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for the pan 1 3/4 cups/238 grams all-purpose flour, plus more for the pan 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup/150 grams granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt Finely grated zest of 1 orange or tangerine 1/4 cup/70 grams white… Continue reading Miso-Maple Loaf Cake

Pressure Cooker Steamed Idli

2 cups Rice Idli OR Rava Idli Batter 1.5 cups Water oil for greasing Add 1.5 cups of water to the Instant pot and turn on SAUTE (high), so that the water comes up to a boil. Meanwhile grease your idly plates with oil or ghee, Pour idly batter into the idly plates/moulds. Do not… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Steamed Idli

Cheesy Bread With Marinara

1 Italian loaf or rustic baguette 5 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 pound mozzarella, thinly sliced Kosher salt and black pepper 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 2 large garlic cloves, grated or minced 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes 1 3/4 cups marinara sauce 1/2 teaspoon sherry vinegar (optional) 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan Heat the oven to 400 degrees.… Continue reading Cheesy Bread With Marinara

Masala French Toast

2 large eggs 2 tablespoons red onion finely minced 1 teaspoons green chili finely minced, jalapeno or other spicy chili works too 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped 1/3 cup milk or water 2 slices bread sourdough, multigrain or whole wheat To serve 2 tablespoons ketchup green chutney… Continue reading Masala French Toast

Sri Lankan Coconut Roti

1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen grated coconut 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 teaspoon oil In a medium bowl, combine coconut, flour, and salt. Make a well in the center, add water, and mix gently. The consistency will be somewhere between a batter and bread dough.… Continue reading Sri Lankan Coconut Roti

Stovetop Naan

3 cups (426 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 3/4 cup (180 milliliters) whole or low-fat buttermilk, at room temperature About 3/4 cup warm water Canola oil, for greasing the baking sheet 1 to 2 tablespoons melted ghee or unsalted butter, for brushing In… Continue reading Stovetop Naan