Chocolate brioche

Ingredients: 500g strong bread flour 10g salt 80g caster sugar 20g bread yeast 50g Olive oil 300ml warm soy milk 100g dark orange chocolate Method: Mix the flour, sugar and salt together in a large bowl. Add the yeast and the olive oil. Slowly add a little milk at a time, while mixing together with…

Crisp breads

Thought to have originated over 500 years ago in Sweden. These were originally cooked twice a year, in rounds, with a hole in the middle, to enable hanging from the rafers on a stick.

Olive, Pumpkin & rosemary bread

This recipe requires a starter recipe, which you can find here, this takes about a week to establish, but once going is ready to use any time. Great dunked into soups and stews. Ingredients: 500g strong bread flour 10g salt 160g sourdough starter 20g bread yeast 250ml warm water 1 large rosemary sprig (finely chopped)…

Lembas bread

The mythical bread of the elves in lord of the rings. Said to keep a man on his feet for a whole day.

Whilst it is unknown what is actually in lembas, there are many recipes around. This version is not unlike shortbread and tastes great with blackberry whiskey jam.

Pizza base recipe

Crispy and delicous. Its easy to make your own pizzas from scratch. With a little early prep to make the dough

Vegan crumpets

A British classic – tea and crumpets. These are easy to make and have more flavour than shop bought crumpets. 


These are really easy to make, using any type of bread. There is always a little bread in our house that is past its best. Most often its the end of a loaf of sourdough

Cheese straws

Perfect food for the coming party season. Try adding a little paprika, chilli or garlic for an extra twist.

Crispy flat breads

Based loosely on a Viking crisp bread recipe that was sent to me. These are really quick and easy to make and taste great.

I have a book out now!!

BIG NEWS!! I have a book out now on Amazon. You can buy it here Written with help from my lovely wife. Split into sections the recipes include: 4 seasons of meals and puddings/cakes (28 recipes), campfire cooking (7) breakfasts (5) bread (7) preserves (10) booze (10) non alcoholic drinks (3) I hope you enjoy it…

Garlic baguettes

This recipe started off as an experiment and due to an error, turned out really good, and now I always make it this way. 

Bread pudding

I grew up eating this, when I could get some. Its really popular in our house, even now.


Sourdough is a great tasting, but rather expensive to buy. Its relatively easy to make and doesn’t take up much time, but does need extra time to prove.

Black bread

This recipe contains blood. If you are a fan of black pudding its worth a go. Its not the sort of thing you’d eat every day, but goes really well with soups and stews.