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Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns revisited

Because it’s nearly Easter and because these were so good, I’ve decided to repost this recipe from last year. I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · 8 Comments

Spelt Sourdough Hot Cross Buns #3

I’m of the opinion that Hot Cross Buns should only eaten to be at Easter time despite the supermarket sales campaigns that generally begin soon after Christmas, so, each year in … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · 15 Comments

Soft Sourdough Flatbreads

From the eastern Mediterranean, across central Asia to India, leavened flatbreads are a dietary staple.  Those traditional flatbread have been adopted as an integral part of Australia’s multicultural cuisine too. … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 27 Comments

Seeds and Grains Spelt Loaf

  Since joining the Facebook (FB) Group Sourdough Baking Australia and New Zealand a while ago my understanding of the sourdough bread baking process has grown enormously. There’s a wealth … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · 18 Comments

Sourdough Pizza Scrolls

For years I was intimidated by the mystique surrounding sourdough bread baking. It was a sense reinforced by the scientific sounding language used to describe the processes involved with the … Continue reading

July 27, 2017 · 20 Comments

Pumpkin and Pepita Spelt Sourdough Bread

I’m really enjoying Brisbane’s cooler weather especially because it’s brought me a renewed energy for cooking. Spurred on by my super active sourdough starter I’ve been experimenting with new (for … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · 19 Comments

olive oil and fennel seed spelt sourdough

I love bread, good dense sourdough bread with a crispy crunchy crust and a chewy crumb, the style of bread you see being sold at a high price in boutique … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 18 Comments

Fig and Walnut 100% Spelt Sourdough Bread

Teaching the man in my life to make bread seems weird. He retired a while ago from a high pressure high stress professional career, but he’s never shown any interest … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · 23 Comments

Spelt Sourdough Bread – no starter wasted

I have a frugal nature. As I can claim neither Scottish nor Jewish heritage I’ll thank my maternal Grandmother who survived a poverty stricken childhood, the Great Depression and rationing … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 26 Comments

Sourdough Spelt Turkish Lamb Pide Pie

After receiving the book “Turkish Fire” as a birthday gift, my excitement about the flavours of Turkey was reignited.  When we travelled there ten years ago I was in good … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 30 Comments

Hot Cross Buns – 100% Spelt Sourdough

  What ever happened to Chelsea buns, Boston buns, coffee scrolls and the plethora of yeasted sticky fruit buns of different shapes, sizes and garnishes that adorned the display window … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · 22 Comments

100% Sourdough Spelt Bread made simple

My sourdough bread baking journey began over 2 years ago. Finally I’ve arrived. Motivated by digestive issues that necessitated the exclusion of all bread except slowly fermented sourdough spelt from … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 88 Comments

Sourdough Spelt Pizza Bases

Elizabeth David writes scathing observations about English pizza in the introductory pages of the section dedicated to Pizza and Pissaladiere in her erudite tome “English Bread and Yeast Cookery,” this … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 14 Comments

Sourdough Crepe Cake with Meyer Lemon Curd and Blueberries

Perfecting the technique needed to bake crusty 100% spelt sourdough bread is a work in progress in my kitchen. It’s been a journey and my loaves are improving, but to … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 24 Comments