Mitey-Cheese Scrolls
This easy yeast bread recipe makes lovely savoury cheesy scrolls. Great for filling up the kids or serve with a warming soup on a chilly night. Ingredients 3 cups plain flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar  1/2 sachet instant...
Classic Spice and Fruit Hot Cross Buns
This recipe makes around 24 great buns. I like to arrange the buns in a circle on the tray because in the Christian tradition the circle symbolises God's unending love but you can arrange them anyway you like.  Ingredients Dough...
Hot Cross Buns - Apricot and Chocolate Chip
Spicy delicious Hot Cross Buns with tangy dried apricot and sweet chocolate chips for those who want an alternative to the classic Easter buns.The “hands-on” time for homemade bread is only around 15-20 min but it does need time to...
Easy Spring Onion Pancakes
Like roti, these savoury flat breads are cheap, easy and versatile. Great with a salad they also partner well with Chinese dishes, or just enjoy as a snack with your favourite dip. Ingredients 300g plain flour (approximately 2 cups) –...
Yeast - Substitutions and Swaps
Want to know how to substitute one type of yeast for another?  Instant yeast, active yeast, Breadmaker yeast or fresh yeast -this easy guide will show you how. Yeast is a living organism requiring food, warmth and moisture to thrive....
English Muffins
My family all like English muffins as a quick breakfast or snack, but boy they’re expensive to buy for such a simple thing! These homemade ones are lovely and easy enough for a novice baker. Ingredients 4 ¼ cups plain...
Banana Walnut Loaf (banana bread)
This is an easy cake to make for a picnic. I assemble the whole thing in the processor taking care not to over mix but it’s easy to make without one. Banana loaf is lovely in thick slices warm from...
Plain White Loaf of Bread
Makes 1 big loaf, or double the quantity and freeze one for later. The “hands-on” time for homemade bread is only around 15-20 min but it does need time to rise, so allow a minimum 1 ½ -2 hours, longer...
Soft Roti Wraps
Roti are tender, versatile and very cheap to make. Use as a wrap, a tortilla, a snack or to mop up gravy. Recipe makes 8 but can easily be doubled. These roti are quite easy to roll so the kids...
Soda Bread
Costs less than $1.00, requires literally no bread making skills and  no yeast. It's also ready in under an hour and makes a very tasty loaf. Best eaten the day it is made, soda bread is great with soup, dips or...
Garlic Bread
Use a basic supermarket baguette to add crispy garlicy goodness and an instant upgrade to a modest meal. Ingredients 1 Baguette or crusty long loaf of French or Italian style bread100g butter, at room temperature3 fat cloves of garlic, crusheda...
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