A few simple and sensible ideas to help when cooking bread and pasta to manage energy or maximise use of your oven/hob. A quick, low energy pasta recipe included.
Category Archives: Italian
Christmas breadstick stars – based on my grissini recipe and made into cute festive star shapes
Gorgeous chocolate and pistachio mini panettone (panettoncini) recipe. Full of festive flavours and surprisingly easy to make.
My ‘best’ pizza dough – with a garlic bread recipe
My ‘best’ pizza dough recipe – makes truly fantastic pizza bases or garlic breads, plus a recipe for two garlic bread toppings
Egg pasta dough – pasta all’uovo
Full instructions and images for egg pasta dough, plus some hints and tips including being frugal/replacement ingredients for lockdown cooking
How to make and cook delicious, pillowy gnocchi, a way to change up cooking with potatoes
These are my gorgeous, tangy flatbreads but they do take some commitment as they are fully sourdough, with a pre-ferment stage. I’ve been making sourdough since 2001… I was already making bread by hand for many, many years before this, but started as my twin baby sons began weaning. I was a little obsessed withContinue reading “Sourdough flatbreads”
Pesto and vine tomato schiacciata
Schiacciata bread recipe with vine tomatoes and pesto
Chilli salt grissini
An easy recipe for taper-thin, crispy grissini / bread sticks with chilli salt coating