Cassava Bread

Cassava, manioc, (manihot escuelenta or jatropha manihot) has been a staple crop for many years in the Caribbean, especially among the Amerindians. It is still considered a staple crop, much like potato. Therefore, many cassava dishes are similar to potato dishes,  provided that the cassava is cooked or prepared properly to remove the toxic compound,…

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Multigrain Loaf

This multigrain loaf or bread was made especially for all those health conscious individuals who read my blog regularly.   Even if you’re not as health conscious as you should be, this healthy multigrain bread can give you some variety in your daily nutrition. But, once you start eating multigrain breads you tend hardly to ever…

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Traditional Coconut Drops

I like the taste of the traditional coconut drops. And, I am not the only one.  My son gobbled these delicious, light cake-like coconut drops in a little while.  This is the traditional coconut drops, not like the coconut drops sold in most bakeries. They religiously scrimp on the coconut ingredients, add more flour and…

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Cornmeal Fry Bake

There are many variations for bake; one of my favourite is cornmeal fry bake.  I like the texture and crunchiness of the crust, due to the coconut oil and the coarseness of the cornmeal.  This bake will go with just about anything: cheese, sausage, fish, tomatoes, avocado, jam or jelly, etc.  It always taste great…

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Olive Bread

I had to make this olive bread twice before I posted it.   The first time I made it as bread sticks and it all disappeared.  I had no final picture for this recipe since it went that fast.  The second time, I decided I had to make it in a form of a bun.  I…

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Brown Bread

There is something about this brown bread that got me thinking of Christmas.  So when it was done, I found myself making these mini bread servings topped with tomato, cheese and a pickled cucumber .  I couldn’t wait to have my fill of it.  It was tasty, comforting and my mouth begged for more. A…

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Hot Cross Buns

Whenever I think of hot cross buns I always think of two things. The first is the obvious song “Hot Cross Buns” which I learnt to play on the recorder and memoirs of a time gone by that can only be relived in my mind. But, that sometimes is good enough….. The Bread Van The…

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Quick Cheese Bread

This quick cheese bread will  surprise you.  Even though this cheese bread is a quick bread, the cakey feel and taste will definitely make you wonder if this is bread, is really a bread at all. The Definition of a Quick Bread Some people may insist that a bread must have yeast to be labeled…

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Whole Wheat Bread

I love homemade bread, especially whole wheat bread which has a taste and texture that no commercial bread can beat.  Whole wheat bread is generally preferred because of its added fiber and nutrients.  Some people like their whole wheat bread 100% whole wheat. Making Whole Wheat Bread However, whole wheat bread is a lot more…

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How to Make a Basic White Bread

Homemade white bread is the most popular type of bread.  Its distinct taste and texture is so desirable, that no one could possibly refuse a homemade bread that is well made.  This staple food, though most enjoyed by many, is not made by many people.  If your reason for not making this is that you…

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