Category Archives: Breads and crackers

Breads, crackers and other similar savories

Baking wheat-free: grind your own grains

The web is full of gluten-free posts, but for many of us it isn’t the gluten but some other aspect of wheat (and I’m researching this to post later) that cause our problems. For me it isn’t celiac or digestive discomforts that … Continue reading

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Pumpkin hummus with chickpea crackers

Old friends have moved to Greenwich and we are delighted to have them here. They now live at the far end of the village, a perfect walking distance with just enough of a hill to make a visit to them … Continue reading

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Crispy ramp and cracked pepper flatbread

Call it flatbread, roti (or chapati), Podpłomyk, piadini, manna or crisp bread. It’s really more like a cracker. Make it with rye flour and you get Finn bread or Wassa.  Cover it with sautéed onions and bacon before baking and … Continue reading

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Build me up buttercup

March flew by with a crazy schedule as I was preparing for the Greenwich Training for Transition weekend. 32 people came to the village to immerse themselves in the Transition model for building community resilience and reducing the carbon footprint. … Continue reading

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Pain d’epices

As Christmas drew close I started thinking about making bread for the two of us. With snow closing airports in Europe and Norabelle unable to get a flight home, all plans for entertaining evaporated.  I didn’t want to commit to … Continue reading

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