Simple but flavoursome Cavallucci are sweets dating back to the Reinaissance.
Cavallucci means ‘little horses’ as they used to have a stamp of a horse, always associated with equine life, hence the connection with Siena, the city of the Palio.
A combination of spices, nuts, candied fruit and honey: simply delicious!
Homemade bagels had been on our ‘bucket list’ as new bakes to try in the new year…and what better time than make them for our last leisurely slow breakfast before going back to work.
Perhaps not perfectly shaped but we got the right texture…and went a bit crazy with seeds: sesame, white and blue poppy.
With a bit more practice, we might be able to add them to our regular selection soon!
First bake of 2018: a quick & easy, moist, aromatic, crusty loaf, with subtle spices and a generous splash of Guinness.
Happy New Year!
Red quinoa loaf inspired by Virgilio Martinez – Lima The Cookbook.
Tasty, healthy, high protein delicious bread.
Experimenting on a wintry weekend with an Apricot and Pistachio mixed grain loaf.
Delicious, fresh and tasty loaf with a splash of colour and a hint of sunshine!
Tasty breads looking for new homes tomorrow at Brough Farmers Market and at the Butchers Arms Mini Market in Crosby Ravensworth.
First attempt at the Ivy Cottage take on festive puddings: the Christmas Pudding Loaf, for selective special customers…orders already coming in!
This rich mix of fruits and nuts soaked in alcohol and spices is topped with a brandy butter sauce, giving it a moist decadent flavour.
Another Tuscan delight literally translated ‘Ugly but Delicious’: a crumbly moist small meringue with plenty of roughly chopped hazelnuts.
Truly moorish, you can’t stop eating them!
Fruits of our labour collecting windfall apples: a crusty aromatic apple sourdough.
World Bread Awards – The Telegraph
Our beetroot and thyme sourdough was given Gold in the Speciality Savoury category at World Breads Awards in London last night.
This sourdough has always been a winner for us, now very proud for the recognition!