Bread 9: Sourdough

Thanks to coronavirus, it seems like everyone is baking their own bread all of a sudden. Not only that, but the sudden interest in baking means there's no yeast in the shops, so people are trying to make sourdough. I'm really torn between wanting to say don't make life difficult for yourself, if you're starting … Continue reading Bread 9: Sourdough

How to eat what you’ve already got

Just a quick round-up post because I've been busy writing elsewhere about what to do with your children when the schools are closed - but I thought it might be helpful to link to a few ideas that could be useful if your food supplies are looking a little... lopsided, right now. In our house, … Continue reading How to eat what you’ve already got

Dairy-free baking: three recipes and a recommendation

For complicated reasons, I’ve been doing a lot of dairy-free baking recently. I found that vegan cookbooks (those that don’t tell me sugar is evil and I should improve my Wellness™ by eating obscure alternatives) are filled with familiar recipes with all the butter and milk replaced with dairy-free spread and plant-based milk. That seems … Continue reading Dairy-free baking: three recipes and a recommendation