Monday

Honey Sourdough Bread

This is my adapted bread recipe from the weekend that I promised to share. I think I need to work at it to get it shaped perfect and I had a few extra bubbles near the top of the loaf, but it tasted pretty darn good and had a wonderful crust anyway. You might notice …

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Coastal Drive

The weather is definitely brightening, the sun is peeking through the clouds some days. It’s still quite cold though, you need the layers to keep warm. Other half was working in a village down the coast, about half an hour away from us. We are coastal too, but it’s nice to visit a different place …

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Chocolate Buttons Muffins

Monday mornings are the worst! Everyone is of a mindset that Mondays are horrible and it automatically puts everyone on the wrong foot. My youngest believes she hates Mondays, other half always feels unmotivated. The middle two children find it hard to get out of bed and the eldest child swapped his shifts today so …

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Easter Monday

We had planned on spending the Holiday Day out and about. We had hoped that we’d climb a nearby hill and visit a tower with an amazing view, but that didn’t happen. With wind chill temperatures well into the minus figures plus wild, wild weather we thought it better to stay home. Which meant the …

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Cottage Bread

This is a hybrid artisan bread as I call it, it’s yeasted plus contains sourdough starter, its nice and tasty especially on the first day. You could make the recipe into one big loaf, but I make mine into two smaller loaves. Cottage Bread Makes two loaves 4 cups strong white flour 1 cup wholemeal …

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