Pain Brie| Crushed Bread of Normandy

I am not sure whether I should be happy or sad about this loaf. Pain Brie is a traditional bread of the Normandy region of France and it gets its name because ‘brier’ means ‘to pound’ and ‘pain’ is french for bread. So Pain Brie is pounded bread because the dough is pounded many times…

Lolo Buns | Fijian Coconut Buns

For the second day of this month’s Blogging Marathon, I am picking a dish from another country whose name starts with F- Fiji. These amazingly soft and delicious coconut buns are a very popular dish in Fiji. Popularly called lolo buns, these coconut buns are made with bread flour, butter and milk and topped with…

Tahinli Ekmek | Turkish Tahini Bread – #BreadBakers

After a month long dedication to dosas and pancakes, I am back to my first love – breads, more specifically the yeast based bread. A friend gifted me a bottle of tahini and that got me excited to use it in a bread before all of it goes down the hummus route. So when I…

Garlic & Cheese Pretzels

When we lived in Malaysia, we frequented Auntie Anne’s for their delicious pretzels. The daughter and I would spend some time simply watching them behind the counter shape the pretzels with amazing accuracy and speed. She loves the soft pretzels as do I and we both always picked the savory ones as against the sweet…

Multigrain Fougasse

Fougasse is one of my favorite breads and I love to make it often. I have blogged about a simple Rosemary Fougasse previously and so this time I wanted to do something different. I found this awesome multigrain recipe with olives, tomatoes and garlic and I knew I simply had to make it. It turned out…

Baguette

I have been planning to make baguettes for a long time but have postponed it simply because I was so scared I would mess up. Finally the French cuisine theme seemed the perfect time to finally try making the baguette. I am happy to report that overall the baguette was not a failure. I would…

Eggless Brioche

This is one theme I have been so excited about ever since it was announced. I have been planning to explore the French cuisine forever now and this is just the perfect opportunity. French breads are world famous and even an entire month of baking different French breads wont exhaust the lost but nevertheless, I…

Stuffed crust Pizza

The stuffed crust pizza has been on my list forever. It is surprising why I haven’t done this before considering I bake pizzas quite regularly. I always plan to make this but then I get into the unnecessary health mode and run miles from the cheese. That was one of the main reasons I picked…

Stuffed Pain d’epi

It is so good that the summers are finally over. Not that it was too hot in Bangalore for most of May but I was visiting the hotter parts of the country and felt the full heat of the summer. Literally! But now we have rain and the weather is, well, not hot. That should…

Kimbula Banis | Sweet Buns

My usual modus operandi in any country theme is to look for the breads available there and try to bake atleast one such dish. I chanced upon this awesome sweet bun recipe and knew I had to make it. It is simple, tasty and makes for a perfect snack for kids.   This dish is…