I take solace in baking bread: the comfort of a familiar process, the contentment of dough in my hands, the glee at a loaf out of the oven. Simple Joys.
This walnut bread is one of Loving Husband’s favourites so I make it once a week. It is packed with walnuts & wholewheat flour (read: healthier) and is great for slathering with butter. For those who are not fans of kneading, this recipe happily does not require a great deal of it. Continue reading “Simple Joys: Walnut Bread”
May has been a month of much reduced writing (in the wake of April’s month of Poetry Writing), lots of recreational baking (read: baked goods consuming). Also a great deal of marvelling & cheering my Dogged Dad on as he recuperates from his ICU ordeal. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: May 2019”
Aren’t these monkeys a scream? I caught sight of them hanging about: chilling, grooming each other, as I ran towards Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. I didn’t get much time to hang about this month, though unlike these cheeky critters. March was filled with Younger Daughter’s many birthday celebrations & lots of baking. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: March 2019”
It has been another one of those mind-stretching months, with a Poetry Workshop every Sunday afternoon, art exhibitions, and problem solving in the kitchen. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: February 2019”
Yesterday was a rainy day. So baking happened. We decided on scones, but wanted to try vegan-izing our favourite recipe from Delia Smith. Continue reading “Rainy Day Scones: vegan-izing a family favourite”
I have a soft spot for peanut butter & anything made with it.
Continuing my quest for better than regular vegan goodies, I tried this recipe from my favourite almost vegan blog, MyCaliforniaRoots. Continue reading “Best (Vegan) Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!”
A couple of months ago, Culinary Friend baked me a batch of brownies to die for. When I found out they were mostly vegan, I nearly keeled over! Knowing how much butter & egg goes into regular brownies, I was very keen to learn how to make these. Continue reading “The Best (Vegan) Brownies Ever!”