I spend quite a bit of time in Italy, I have extended family there so I know a lot about the ‘soul’ behind how to create a good pizza and believe me to make a good pizza you need soul. And by that I don’t mean James Brown hangin’ around your kitchen or kneading… Read More Parma Pizza – you can do this at home!
In my opinion Piadina was invented by God himself (well, maybe Batman if you don’t believe in God) – the first time I encountered this Italian marvel was in Barcelona….figure that one out, so I got justifiably pissed off with myself as a result of never having experienced Piadina ‘in Country’. I’ve been to Barcelona… Read More Piadina – Italian Flat bread stuffed with Mortadella, Cheese and Rocket
The one big, big caveat I would set against bread making is this….forget about it if you are in a bad mood. Seriously…leave it and do something else…your dough wont rise properly, it wont prove and it wont bake well. Now this might sound a bit airy-fairy but yeast picks up on bad vibes and… Read More Sundried Tomato bread …..potted
Make your own home-made bread…you will live longer if you do* For me the loaf of bread represents simplicity at its core, bread is our base, our touch point when all else goes tits up we can always turn to bread. Breads versatility is scary, it can be used in everything from simple Tuscan salads… Read More Simple Tomato Bread
Homemade bread with Sun dried tomatoes If you read the back of the wrapper your loaf came in you might be a little shocked, especially if it’s Supermarket bought, white pan loaf…seriously have a look, it’s fookin’ scary the stuff that goes in there. Now, I knew there was a lot of crap in… Read More Sunshine Bread