My Bread Baking Journey – Round 2: The Paul Hollywood Loaf

After my disastrous first attempt at bread, I decided to call in the big guns and bought not one, but two of Paul Hollywood’s recipe books. I am so determined to get the hang of bread I sat down and read the instructions, tips, suggested baking equipment… everything I could possibly need to know about bread baking before I even thought about making a second attempt.Read More »

My Bread-Baking Journey: Part One – Granary Rolls

I have a confession – I’ve never made bread before.  Shocking I know; I’ve been baking for almost 2 years now and have never built up the courage to attempt bread.  I’ve looked at the bread sections in recipe books with a mixture of longing and fear.

When my mum went to Iran, I finally had to face my fears. My dad’s gone all vegan on us, and my mum (great wife that she is) had started baking bread for him. While she was off for a month, the job of bread-baker turned to me.Read More »