Author Archives: pizzarossa

Mini panettoni with dark chocolate

Festive baking time! Rich, yeasted sweet bread studded with dark chocolate, in a handy little size for parties and lunchboxes. Makes 24 muffin-sized panettone Active time about 2 hours Resting time 5 – 6 hours Baking time about 40 minutes … Continue reading

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Greek-style yellow split pea soup

A silky smooth soup for chilly evenings. I had this recipe in my ancient, hand-written cookbook under the name of “Fava”, but a little research has shown that that particular dish from the island of Santorini is actually a purée … Continue reading

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Cranberry simple syrup

Cranberry simple syrup for all your seasonal cocktail needs, like this cranberry gin and tonic. Cheers! Makes about 2 cups Preparation: 10 minutes Steeping: a few hours if you’re in a rush, 24 hours or more for a better result … Continue reading

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Cranberry walnut loaf

A flavour-packed whole wheat sweet bread for a chilly autumn afternoon. I used candied cranberries, but it works just as well with fresh or frozen cranberries – it will just be a bit less sweet. Makes 1 x 30cm (12″) … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic braid

Take your garlic bread game up a notch with this beautiful roasted garlic braid. Crisp crust, super soft interior and swirled with aromatic roasted garlic – this bread pairs absolutely perfectly with soup. And it’s vegan! Makes 1 medium loaf … Continue reading

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Basler Läckerli – Swiss spiced cookie bars

Basler Läckerli (or Leckerli, if your keyboard doesn’t do umlauts) is a traditional Swiss spiced cookie bar that is just perfect on a cool autumn afternoon with a cup of tea. This particular version comes from the canton of Basel, … Continue reading

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Tomato chilli jam

Sweet and spicy tomato chilli jam makes a spectacular addition to your cheese board. Makes about 700ml / 3 cups Preparation: 30 minutes Cooking: can take a couple of hours Recipe adapted from here Ingredients 1kg (about 2 1/4 lb) … Continue reading

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