Olive Hummus

If there is something I love almost as much as bread it is a perfect dip to go with it. Also, a soup but I have posted quite a few soups on this blog and so now we shall concentrate on dips. The theme for this week is ‘Dips for Snacks’ and as usual I slightly modified it to mean ‘Dips for Breads’ because breads … Continue reading Olive Hummus


Basil & Garlic Focaccia

The final dish for this week’s theme of Global Cuisine is this beautiful Basil & Garlic Focaccia. It is one of the most popular breads of Italy and has undergone so many changes over the years. The traditional focaccia does not have any toppings or has¬† minimal toppings with the most popular one being onion and rosemary. But over the years it has been transformed … Continue reading Basil & Garlic Focaccia

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 wonderful and is something worth a try! The unique thing … Continue reading Multigrain Fougasse

Eliopsoma / Olive Breadsticks

This week’s theme is Greek dishes and I have to make three dishes. But I was so spoilt for choice that picking only three was a tough job. But I couldn’t miss out on the breads and so I picked two breads and a salad for this week. The first is this delicious olive breadstick which is simple to bake and tastes absolutely amazing. Ideally … Continue reading Eliopsoma / Olive Breadsticks

Yang PaBbang

We are almost at the end of our baking mega marathon. I was quite worried at the beginning because I wasn’t as prepared as I should have been and the strategy was to bake almost everyday. But surprisingly I enjoyed this month immensely. My routine would be to finish the day’s cooking by 7 in the morning and then start with kneading the dough. I … Continue reading Yang PaBbang

Mint & Olive Bread

Like I said in my previous post, only when you have an ingredient in excess with a limited shelf life, you realize there are so many dishes that can be made with it. My next discovery with mint was the mint flavoured bread with olives in it. It is surely a must try for all bread aficionados. I couldn’t finish my mint leaf bunch even … Continue reading Mint & Olive Bread