On Sunday evenings I generally spend half an hour or so thinking about what we will have for dinner for the week so that I can create a shopping list on the Monday. I find this helps me save money and food waste as I am only buying what I need. … Continue reading
For the new year I went to my Mum’s for a few days. She lives in a wooden lodge on a marina and it’s a magical place to be, we love going up there, it’s like a holiday every time we go. My Mum is very Coeliac aware and she has a separate cupboard just for all my gluten free ingredients and treats, she always buys gluten free bread and rolls for me when I visit and I invariably end up bringing them home as she always buys me too much.
Mum bought me a loaf of Sainsbury’s gluten free bread to have toasted for breakfast, now I don’t know about you, but I find some gluten free bread doesn’t seem to travel well and this loaf certainly hadn’t. Most of the slices had broken and it was quite crumbly, I managed to find two slices for my toast and brought the rest home. I wasn’t going to throw it away, that would be wasteful, I was going to make bread pudding. It was a small loaf, with two slices gone, and weighed in at 357g. Bread pudding has it’s basic ingredients: bread, dried fruit, milk, egg, melted butter, sugar, and mixed spice, oh and I like to add zest of lemon too. So, here is the recipe I came up with…. … Continue reading
I remember these when they were by Dietary Specials and called breakfast rolls. The first time I had them I remember thinking they were lovely and just like cakey bread. I’m not surprised Schar rebranded them and called them Brioche. I often have a packet in the cupboard for when I need a quick snack. They are lovely with just jam or banana and are very satisfying.
The other day I made some Almond Macaroons, I only need the whites of two eggs for this recipe so I was left with two yolks. I also had a couple of the Brioche rolls left that were beginning to go a bit stale so I though I would try and make a ‘bread and butter’ pudding. … Continue reading