Herby Breadsticks

If you’re under 50 years old in North America, in this day and age, you’ve probably had your fair share of fast food. While those days are long behind me, it was a long transition period. You don’t go from pizza delivery to homemade chicken stock overnight. I would...

Pumpkin Biscuits

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been baking a lot of treats for Christmas. A lot of butter, eggs, cream cheese. I like to give a lot of these treats to the farmers and other food producers who provide my food all year long. One farmer in particular,...

Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

On October 4th every year, Sweden celebrates Cinnamon Bun Day. To think that an entire nation has a day dedicated to a small sweet dessert shows the importance in their culture. Every day, Swedes have fika, or their idea of the coffee break. But don’t think it’s just sitting...

Basic Biscuits

Save Print Basic Biscuits Recipe type: Breads   Ingredients 2 cups red fife flour (or whole wheat flour) 1 Tbsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ cup frozen butter, coarsely grated ⅞-1 cup buttermilk Instructions Preheat oven to 200C/425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper....

Duck Fat Biscuits

Save Print Duck Fat Biscuits Recipe type: Breads   Ingredients 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup Park wheat flour (or bread flour) 1 Tbsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ cup frozen duck fat (I like to freeze my duck fat, or butter for that matter,...

Bap (Scottish Soft Buns/Bread)

Save Print Bap (Scottish Soft Buns/Bread) Recipe type: Breads   Ingredients 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup Park wheat flour (or whole wheat bread flour) ½ tsp salt 2 Tbsp softened butter 1 cup warm water 1 cup milk (heated to about 37C/100F) 2-1/4 tsp active dry yeast Pinch raw...