Healthy Baked Oat Bites

These chewy oat bars are my take on flapjack-style granola bars which are usually heavily laden with refined sugars. Using fruit to provide¬†much of the sweetness means there’s less reason to feel guilty about indulging your sweet tooth, and they’re a great healthy treat for children. Continue reading


Traditional Irish Brown Bread

wpid-20150619_072554.jpgWe Irish are famed for our soda bread; it’s always the first item on the table of my parents’ Bed & Breakfast to be sampled by the hungry tourists. Continue reading

Soft Sourdough Cinnamon Swirls

Following on from my sweet cocoa and hazelnut sourdough, I thought I’d continue the sticky and sweet theme with these lovely breakfast rolls, a healthy alternative to their more commonplace sugary cousins which you will find in every bakery and caf√©. Continue reading


Cocoa & Hazelnut Sourdough With Honey Toffee

While all my recipes to date have been for relatively ‘lean’ breads, sourdough makes wonderful enriched breads, and this is the first of a number of sweet treats I have in mind for the blog

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Easy Sourdough Pizzas With No-Cook Tomato Sauce

I would imagine that pizza ranks highly on most peoples’ list of favourite foods, it certainly does in our house, and Saturday is generally pizza night in Chez Nous. It’s always a hit with our little people, particularly when they get to choose and arrange their own toppings. Homemade bases are always so much better than store-bought, but if you have your sourdough starter up and running you can take this to a whole new level Continue reading