Anise & Apricots

This artisan apricot sourdough bread developed by Sophie MacKenzie is delightfully sweet yet has no sugar! I particularly enjoyed the unique subtle anise flavor created by adding anise seeds. Twice made, this recipe turned out to be fantastic sandwich bread or incredibly delicious sliced for snacking. Any sourdough bread baker would find this bread superContinue reading “Anise & Apricots”

Chocolate Embossed Linzers

“If at first you don’t succeed — try, try again.” When I retired from my position as a middle school librarian, I was gifted with a beautiful OmaMarta handcrafted embossed rolling pin from Estonia. I was so excited to begin using it but had no idea that embossing pastry would be challenging. However, as anContinue reading “Chocolate Embossed Linzers”

Rosemary Olive Sourdough Bread

“Cooking, if we allow it, can center and ground us, and bring us back to ourselves. In this day and age, we need this.” — by Sylvia Fountaine Sylvia Fountaine’s personal thoughts on her whole foods recipe blog, Feasting at Home is one of the most insightful food philosophy perspectives that I have ever read. ButContinue reading “Rosemary Olive Sourdough Bread”