Day Thirty One – Tunisian Orange Cake

Monday was a bank holiday in Ireland. I came home for the long weekend and cooked for my parents. I made a spatchcock chicken, marinated overnight in yoghurt, cumin, turmeric and saffron. I put it over some potatoes and onions, also covered in yoghurt and spices, and sprinkled with parsley, mint and lemon before serving. I…

Sourdough Croissants

  I want to branch out (sourdough wise) and make things other than bread and pancakes. For the last two weekends I have made sourdough croissants. They were easier to make than I anticipated and less labour intensive than bread. If you have a healthy starter you should give them a go! I used From the Grapevine’s recipe.  At…

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

I have a confession. When I first started baking with sourdough I would sometimes throw away my starter when feeding it. It seemed wasteful but other people told me they did it, so I followed along. But it was always nagging at me. I use a high quality rye flour for my starter and it…