Buckwheat Strawberry Buckle with Almond and Cashew Streusel

This is an enriched version of Blue Bottle Coffee's Strawberry Buckle cake. The original recipe uses all white flour, but I've really been enjoying adding buckwheat or rye flour to my bakes. If you're not sure about buckwheat flour, give it a try. It's nutritionally one of the better gluten-free ingredients, it has calcium, phophorus … Continue reading Buckwheat Strawberry Buckle with Almond and Cashew Streusel

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Green Smoothie with Spinach, Avocado and Matcha

A thick and rich green smoothie for days when you think your stomach needs a break. I tend to like my smoothies on the thicker side and often end up eating it with a spoon. Adjust accordingly. Green Smoothie with Avocado and Matcha Tea¬† 1/2 avocado 2 teaspoons matcha green tea powder 1-2 handful of … Continue reading Green Smoothie with Spinach, Avocado and Matcha

Easy Homemade English Muffins

Making English muffins from scratch is much easier than you think. You don't even need an oven. There are plenty of recipes out there that look promising (each with different dough consistency, method, fermentation time, etc...), including one I've bookmarked in my favourite bread making book (Bread Matters by Andrew Whitley), but today I present … Continue reading Easy Homemade English Muffins

Croissants 1.4

A minor set back, but it's nothing the home baker can't overcome. The croissant journey continues. These are my airiest batch of croissants yet, but they're also the ones with the least layers. So, I can't help but feel a twinge of disappointment as I write this post. I sort of knew it wouldn't turn … Continue reading Croissants 1.4