Recipes for yeasted baking, breads, rolls, buns, brioche and yeasted pastries


Garlic, Cheese & Onion Bloomer Loaf

A Bloomer is a large loaf, shaped as an oblong with some slashes in the top. It is perfect for sandwiches. I do love a nice Bloomer for my lunchtime sandwiches. I have made a Cheese Bloomer in the past but today I decided to add even more flavour into the bread, with some garlic […]

Bread, Recipes

Mallorca Bread – Puerto Rican Buns

Soft and sweet these popular Puerto Rican buns are so tasty and perfect for snacking, or even filling. My sister Margaret, who lives in Canada, suggested that I try Mallorca Bread, buns that are very popular in Puerto Rico. I read up a little on the buns and found that they are very similar to […]


Potato Burger Buns

Soft and fluffy potato burger buns, so much better than those store bought ones. My sister Margaret suggested that I might like to make some burger buns, using mashed potato in the dough.  It seems, from her information that such buns, and dinner rolls are becoming increasingly popular.  The texture of the resultant buns are, […]

Bread, Cakes

Hot Cross Scones – For Easter

A great alternative, at Easter these Hot Cross Scones have that tradional Easter flavour but with the wonderful scone texture, associated with so many afternoon teas.  Having made the traditional Hot Cross Buns for both my blog and my Youtube channel in previous years I decided to try something a little different for this year. […]

Bread, Cakes

Cornish Saffron Buns

Saffron flavoured bun, originating in Cornwall.  They are perfect toasted and buttered, or just filled with cream.  Cornish Saffron Buns are a traditional bun in the county of Cornwall in England.  They were often served to children in church. They were also served at celebrations and anniversaries.  They are similar to buns which are very […]

Bread, Cakes

Soft Cream Buns – Maritozzi con la Panna

Italians are great foodies. Maritozzi Con la Panna, soft cream buns, are a favourite with them and deservedly so.  They are delicious.  I do love a soft, slightly sweetened bun, made with an enriched dough.  In the past I have made iced buns and have a recipe on the blog for them.  Today I decided […]