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Pumpkin Bread made with Sourdough

There are certain times of the year when there are gluts of pumpkin supply and if you live in South Australia, like I do, they are in abundant supply virtually all year round!

Curiously, in terms of baking, pumpkin is more likely to be associated with quick breads, similar to banana bread, along with similar spices as well – such as cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. However, pumpkin bread recipes, as in with yeast do not appear to be that prominent. Thanks to the fact that I have pumpkins in such abundant supply I’ve been experimenting over the years a savoury bread version Continue reading Pumpkin Bread made with Sourdough

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99th Anzac Day Zucchini & Ricotta Bread

Zucchini – still very underrated by many

Zucchini in Italian means small squash. The term squash itself comes from the Native American Indian: skutasquash which means: Continue reading 99th Anzac Day Zucchini & Ricotta Bread

Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday

I have spent the morning baking bread and hot cross buns, a nice way to unwind after a week at work. My recipe for hot cross buns is based on one by Elizabeth David, which I have adapted and actually assemble in a rather unorthodox way but it works for me 🙂

Hot Cross dough resting in oiled bucket

 

 

 

 

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