The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!

The holiday season is here! No, please don’t go after me with a frying pan!  I don’t usually start it this early, but you see, a couple of fantastic friends are coming to visit me next weekend from over-the-puddle England, and I won’t have time to decorate 4 weeks before Yule, so we’re starting to prepare and decorate now.  Also in preparation to that, I’ll … Continue reading The Scent of The Holiday Season – Saffron, Almond and Marzipan Buns!

Yeast, Flour, Water, Salt – Bread. You should bake it.

Today I will be teaching a friend how to bake bread. Incidentally, I am also back on the LCHF diet as of yesterday to reconcile myself and the mirror, but there’s no reason for that to deter me – I have one of those Scandinavian-model effortlessly-slim boyfriends, and he can eat all the bread I’ll end up baking.  I’d hate him for having such a … Continue reading Yeast, Flour, Water, Salt – Bread. You should bake it.

Cake For T – Coconut and Orange (egg-white free)

Everyone loves cake. Well, ok, maybe not everyone – some people have more of a savory than sweet tooth, but I honestly never met anyone who actually disliked cake.  My boyfriend Tobias (T for short) is no exception.  Except that – he’s allergic to egg whites.  Not fall-over-dead-if-he-sniffs-them allergic, but allergic enough that if he eats any significant amount, he feels it and it’s not … Continue reading Cake For T – Coconut and Orange (egg-white free)

Recipe Test, Success, Sourdough!

Earlier today I’ve posted my current recipe (with some rather lengthy and detailed instructions) for Stockholm Sourdough bread, along with a promise to test it again later – so, the result of said test just came out of the oven. I’d say this is proof positive that the recipe does, indeed, work!  Currently it’s scenting the entire apartment to the point where though I am … Continue reading Recipe Test, Success, Sourdough!