How to make madeleines, those delicate moist french cakes that set Proust on the road to writing À La Recherche du Temps Per
Jenny Jones shows how to make easy crusty rolls with no kneading and almost no work.
A no-knead, no overnight wait bread which you can make with white flour or wheatflour. This easier, faster recipe from Jenny Jones makes an amazing bakery-style loaf with a golden crispy crust. Anyone can make this foolproof bread, even if have never baked bread before.
Madeira is a comforting cake and is traditionally eaten with a glass of Madeira. In Ireland it is now more often taken with tea. The crack in the middle of the cake is not a flaw – it’s proof that you have made an excellent cake.
A french classic. Make them a few hours in advance, chill and bake just before serving. They take just 12-13 minutes to cook.
This bread is more like a muffin mixture: you mix the wet ingredients, and slowly add the dry ingredients to it. Serve it with a hunk of cheese.
When you bake a pie, you need to allow the steam to escape so that the pastry doesn’t get soggy. One way to do this is to use a ceramic pie bird, which has a hole in its beak to allow the steam to escape during cooking.
These little bites are the perfect size to give you an energy boost. Pack them into a lunchbox or eat one or two if you miss breakfast.