Pasta Frolla…1, 2, 3

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
One minor failure and a turnaround to success to report from the book under review by The Cookbook Guru for July to September. Pasta frolla, sweet pastry,…

Pane al Formaggio: Italian Cheese Bread

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
This month I have returned to breads made with yeast, particularly those from one of my favourite reads, The Italian Baker, by Carol Field. Carol Field journeyed through…

Cornmeal Cookies

Sherry from Sherry’s Pickings has shared with us a yummy looking biscuit recipe from The Italian Baker as part of this month’s The Cookbook Guru.  Proving that this book is much more than… Continue reading

Torta Rustica di Noci e Caffe: Rustic Coffee and Walnut Cake

Originally posted on Sharing The Food We Love:
Some flavours are just meant to be together and one of them in my opinion is walnuts and coffee.  There is something quite magical about…

Pane Integrale con Miele: Wholemeal Bread

Francesca from Almost Italian has shared with us a beautiful looking Wholemeal Loaf (Pane Integrale con Miele) as part of our Cookbook Guru focus of The Italian Baker.  Check out the links at… Continue reading

Ossi Du Mordere

In the midst of moving house preparations Lady Red Specs from Please Pass The Recipe has produced some delicious hazelnut and chocolate biscuits for us as part of this months The Cookbook Guru.… Continue reading

Pane Accavallato di Altamura

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
? Not bad except for the shaping. The above photo is my sixth attempt at Pane Accavallato di Altamura (overlapped bread from Altamura) and, I am glad to say, it is my…

Anise Biscuits

Originally posted on Lona's in the kitchen:
I’ve been through The Cookbook Guru‘s book of choice for July and August, The Italian Baker by Carol Field, and put in little pieces of…


Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
When I first set out to make my own bread – at least on a regular basis, creating and using my own sourdough starters – I found…

July/August: The Italian Baker by Carol Field

Bread and baking, something I know that many of The Cookbook Guru’s are very passionate about and skilled at too I might add. Many have experimented with thier own sourdoughs, gluten free breads… Continue reading

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