Blueberry and Blackberry Syrup

Blueberry and Blackberry Syrup

Here’s a clever idea from Amber Rose in her lovely The Wholefood Pantry. Make a syrup of honey, blackberries and blueberries. Then use the syrup as the base for very refreshing beverages both alcoholic and non. Try the syrup with sparkling water in a 1:2 or 1:1 ratio....
Brioche Bake from Gail’s Artisan Bakery

Brioche Bake from Gail’s Artisan Bakery

  Here’s a bread secret. Those croissants you love? Get them as soon after they are baked as possible. After about four hours, they are not the same. They may still be good, but they will not be great. If they have been sitting in the bread case of your local...
Banana-Poppy Seed Cake from Flo Braker

Banana-Poppy Seed Cake from Flo Braker

In that bag of books you would take to a desert island, surely you must include Flo Braker’s Baking for All Occasions. My review from a few years ago may convince you of that. We keep the book on a convenient shelf and Suzen reaches for it once a month or more. This...