My kitchen smelled divine when I baked kleicha: the irresistible, faint scent of the proofing pastry exploded in the oven and filled the house with the velvety, comforting smell of spices. I thought cinnamon was the ultimate comfort spice, but now, I think, I have to adjust my opinion. Cardamom is beautiful!
To make a decent flatbread is fairly easy. To make a great one - takes mastery that comes from experience. Don't be disheartened, then, if the first batch of the flatbreads you attempt to produce turns out to be a total disaster. Eat it anyway!
Wildflowers exploded on the meadows, and it proved very difficult to ignore their alluring beauty. Below, the recipe for buttery shortbread biscuits with cornflower petals. If they don’t say ‘summer is here’, what does? Happy baking!
Once we realise that food doesn't come from the supermarket, we discover that we're capable of enriching our diets in edibles hitherto unknown. And with the knowledge of where the food comes from - comes respect for it.