• Bread

    Feta cheese and onion bagels

    Soft, fluffy, very tasty and flavorful, these feta cheese and onion bagels make the perfect choice for breakfast or for a quick afternoon snack. These bagels are also easy to make. You have to make a regular bread dough and add caramelized onions and grated feta cheese. Instead of feta cheese, you may add your favorite cheese. Don’t skip the egg wash. It’s essential if you want to obtain very soft bagels with a thin and elastic crust. If you want a crispy crust, you may brush the bagels with vegetable oil. And for flavor, sprinkle some dried thyme or oregano. You may serve these delicious feta cheese and onion…

  • Brioche, rolls,  desserts

    Cinnamon swirl bread recipe

    Soft, fluffy and packed with flavor, this homemade cinnamon swirl bread is my family’s favorite. It’s so simple and yet so incredible yummy. The filling is what makes the difference, a gooey and delicious filling made with butter, cinnamon and sugar. It’s like a huge cinnamon roll :). And you know how much I love cinnamon rolls. This delicious cinnamon swirl bread makes the perfect choice for breakfast, for dessert or for an after school snack. It’s very easy to prepare and do you know what is the most difficult part of this recipe? Waiting :). Waiting for the dough to rise and waiting for the cinnamon swirl bread to…

  • appetizers and snacks

    Sunflower seed soft pretzels

    Soft, fluffy and loaded with sunflower seeds, these pretzels make the perfect snack. Traditional German pretzels require a baking soda bath which ensure that special texture: chewy and a little bit crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. I wanted fluffy pretzels with soft crust, so I skipped the baking soda bath. Instead, I brushed my pretzels with egg wash. You may serve these delicious sunflower seed pretzels warm or cold, as a snack. They go well with Greek yogurt. You should also try raisin pretzels and cheesy soft pretzels. Ingredients for sunflower seed soft pretzels: – 450 gr (2 and 2/3 cups) flour – 250 ml (1…

  • Bread

    Cheesy focaccia recipe

    Fluffy and absolutely delicious, this cheesy focaccia is my favorite. It’s very easy to make and you can serve it as an appetizer or as a snack, but you can also serve it as table bread. The dough I used to prepare this cheesy focaccia is a regular focaccia dough. I just added cheese. You can use your favorite cheese or different types of cheese. You can also use leftovers from the fridge. We always can find in the fridge small pieces of cheese that nobody wants to eat. Use them to prepare a delicious focaccia bread. I used a 25/35cm baking tray. Ingredients for cheesy focaccia –         450gr flour –         250ml…

  • Bread

    Ham and cheese stuffed pita bread

    This ham and cheese stuffed pita bread is one of my favorites. It’s very tasty, fluffy, with a creamy filling and very easy to make. Use your favorite cheese and your favorite ham, fill the pita bread and fry it in the skillet. You don’t have to use the oven and this is a plus especially in summer time. This ham and cheese stuffed pita bread is absolutely delicious warm, and cold is still tasty. You don’t have to ask yourself if it’s still good the next day, because there will be no leftovers. Serve as an appetizer or as a snack. This delicious ham and cheese stuffed pita bread goes…

  • Bread

    Bell pepper focaccia bread

    Packed with flavors, very soft, fluffy and airy, focaccia is my favorite bread. It’s very tasty, incredibly easy to make and so versatile. You can enrich the bread with herbs, vegetables, cheese or ham and get something absolutely delicious. I already have several focaccia bread recipes on my blog: potato and rosemary focaccia, olives focaccia, tomato and garlic focaccia and I’m always open to new combos. This bell pepper focaccia is my latest creation :). The result: “Mom! This bread tastes like pizza! “ So, this bell pepper focaccia has all the qualities of focaccia bread: is soft, airy and packed with Mediterranean flavors and, as a plus,  it tastes…

  • Bread

    Feta cheese stuffed pita bread

    I’m sure you all know what pita bread is. But did you ever try to fill it with feta cheese? 🙂 Feta cheese stuffed pita bread is a very tasty type of bread. It’s very easy to make and you can serve it as a snack or as a starter. Feta cheese goes very well with spring onions but you can also use fresh dill. Spinach goes well also. Ingredients for Feta cheese stuffed pita bread: For dough: –         450-500gr flour –         7gr dried yeast –         250ml lukewarm water –         3 tablespoons vegetable oil –         1 teaspoon of salt –         1 teaspoon of sugar For filling: –         450gr feta cheese –         1 bunch of spring onions How to make…

  • Bread

    Homemade potato bread recipe

    Potato bread is one of my favorites. Is very soft, even the crust is soft, and the next day is as good as in the first day. Potato bread is a type of bread in which potato replaces a part of the regular flour. Potato bread it is cooked in many ways, including baking it in a hot griddle or pan (like no knead bread), or in an oven. You may find recipes that contain a majority of potato and others having a majority of flour. I use the same quantity of potato and flour. You can enrich the potato bread with olives or you can sprinkle on top rosemary,…

  • Bread

    Cheesy soft pretzels

    My children ask for pretzels almost every day. We buy pretzels very often from a pastry shop close to our home but nothing compares to homemade pretzels, right? So, when I have some free time, I prefer to prepare myself pretzels for my children. Because I found some cheese leftovers in the refrigerator, I decided do try something different: cheesy soft pretzels. These cheesy soft pretzels are a little bit different than traditional German pretzels. They are flavorful and  softer even on the outside because I replaced the baking soda bath with egg wash. The cheesy soft pretzel are also easy to make. You have to prepare a dough, allow…

  • Bread

    Raisin pretzels

    If you like pretzels you must try this sweet version of pretzels: raisin pretzels. They have the same pretzel texture and, as a plus, they have vanilla flavor and raisins. The dough I used to prepare these raisin pretzels is the same that I used for making German Pretzels. I added more sugar, vanilla and raisins. To get that specific pretzel texture, don’t skip the baking soda bath. After shaping the pretzels, you have to boil them for a few seconds in a solution of water and baking soda. This is how pretzels get their distinctive “skin”, brown and chewy. As regarding the flour, you can use bread flour or…