Gluten-free, Egg-free Buckwheat Bread

Gluten-free, Egg-free Buckwheat Bread

I had a craving for buckwheat pancakes (no idea why) so I ended up buying some buckwheat flour. Then I saw this Gluten-free Buckwheat Bread (Egg-Free) from Food by Mars. I looked like the Russian Rye bread I love, so I gave it a go.…

Gluten-free Focaccia (of sorts)

Gluten-free Focaccia (of sorts)

This gluten-free focaccia started out as a riff on The Best Gluten-free Pizza Dough from Meaningfuleats.com. I had made some DIY Gluten-free Flour Blend from Glutenfreepalate.com and wanted to test drive it. However, the dough ended up super wet; probably because I didn’t measure the…

Gluten-free, egg free Cornbread with Sprouted Corn Flour

Gluten-free, egg free Cornbread with Sprouted Corn Flour

I had bought some sprouted corn flour from One Degree Organics as an experiment. I like their food transparency policy and the fact that they are a family company. At first I attempted tortillas. Let’s just say that did not go well. However, I believe…

Spelt and Honey Bread (a gluten-free soda bread)

Spelt and Honey Bread (a gluten-free soda bread)

Spelt and honey bread is the result of finally making it to The Flourist*. Once there, I had a lovely chat with Shera (sorry if I’ve butchered your name!) about gluten-free flours. She recommended spelt** as an alternative, so I ended up buying a bag…

Gluten-free Oatmeal Bread

Gluten-free Oatmeal Bread

I’ve started to play around with gluten-free baking and today’s experiment is gluten-free oatmeal bread. Initially, I was going to make the oatmeal bread from “How it all Vegan” but I was intrigued by this recipe for Gluten-free Vegan Oat Bread from Rhian’s Recipes (Woot…

Seeded Rye Bread (Soda Bread)

Seeded Rye Bread (Soda Bread)

My mom Marja-Terrtu (Meri for you Anglos), made this delicious rye bread over the Christmas holidays. It goes exceptionally well with smoked salmon or whatever dip you can think of. Ingredients 1 1/2 C dark rye flour 3/4 C all purpose flour 1 tsp baking…

Corn Syrup Oatmeal Bread

Corn Syrup Oatmeal Bread

This bread is a variation on Bob’s Red Mill, Honey Oatmeal Bread. I bought some Vital Wheat Gluten to see whether it would make a difference in the rise for a whole wheat flour bread.

Limppuleipä – My Mummu Raihala’s Recipe

Limppuleipä – My Mummu Raihala’s Recipe

Limppuleipä is a sweet rye bread that is flavoured with orange zest, anise, fennel and caraway seeds. It is the perfect base for Finnish gravlax (or any other cured or smoked fish come to think of it). This was the other bread I learned to…

Dill Pickle Rye Bread à la Paul Pettersen

Dill Pickle Rye Bread à la Paul Pettersen

I got this recipe courtesy of Paul Pettersen, a member of The Cooks Community Forum on Facebook, and a fan of Chicago’s ethnic bakeries. You can’t beat this group for inspiration, and camaraderie. I thank you and my stomach thanks you.

Home Made Pita Bread

Home Made Pita Bread

If you have a bread maker it’s easy to use the dough cycle to make home made pita bread. This recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens® More Bread Machine Bounty. It’s actually got a lot of great bread machine recipes in it. Ingredients 3/4…