Category Archives: Bread and Pastry

Lavender Focaccia

This is a large flat bread. Thank you to Marina for the recipe. Ingredients 225 g strong flour 1 tsp dried yeast 1/4 tsp salt 1 Tbsp olive oil 150 ml warm water Topping a little olive oil 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Puri

Thank you Chandricka for this Indian recipe that we all love. Ingredients 2 oz 50 gm chapatti flour 1 1/2 pts 1 lt oil 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric salt and pepper to taste 1/2 tsp water Method … Continue reading

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Date and Walnut Bread

An old recipe that my Grandmother made and was soon eaten! Ingredients 1 lb 450 gms wholewheat bread 1 sachet dried activated yeast pinch of salt 2 ozs 50 gms dates 2 ozs 50 gms walnuts 8 fl ozs 225 … Continue reading

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LEMON TART

We had a slice of this tart with our afternoon tea in Peterhoff, Russia. It was delicious and well worth chasing the recipe. They had decorated the border and side of the tart with leaves and flowers made out of … Continue reading

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KALITKAS

These open pies can be served with tea or coffee or used for Hors d-Oeuves. Ingredients Use a portion of rye dough Fillings cereals lentils mashed potatoes vegetables Method Pre-heat the oven to 350F, 180C, Gas Mark 4. Having allowed … Continue reading

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RYE DOUGH

The Russians like there dough and therefore create a variety. Ingredients 2 cups of rye flour 1 cup of liquid, water or soya milk pinch of salt Method Mix all the ingredients together into a dough. Knead the dough until … Continue reading

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OPEN JAM CAKES

These cakes are delicious with afternoon tea. Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs 700 gms of yeast dough Filling Jam of your choice, apricot, plum, raspberry etc. dry apricots, raisin, currants and sultanas 1 ozs 25 gms vegan margarine Method Roll the … Continue reading

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