Quick and easy garlic pitta bread

Garlic pitta bread recipe - Pikalily food blog

This recipe uses pre-made pitta bread and can be made from start to finish in under 10 minutes.  Garlic bread is a great accompaniment for many dishes and this garlic pitta bread is a great alternative to garlic baguettes that many of us tend to enjoy.  Not only is it a healthier option, but pitta bread is relatively cheap allowing you to create individual slices for friends and family as you dine.  The inspiration for this came from a meal we enjoyed in Coté Restaurant in Brighton, and as we had some pittas that needed used up, this was a quick side to eat with a chicken salad we were preparing.

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Homemade banana bread recipe with flaxseed

Banana bread recipe with flaxseed - Pikalily Food Blog

We enjoy baking here at Pikalily and so long as you have a few eggs and some butter, sugar and flour, you can pretty much bake anything.  Last week we had a few ripe bananas, which in many homes tend to find their way into the bin.  We try to use rather than waste, so we decided to take these bananas and make a simple yet tasty banana bread.  Banana lovers out there, this is one recipe you need to be sure to bookmark.  Another ingredient we used in this bread was Linwoods flaxseed, cocoa and berries mix, something we regularly use when baking in the kitchen.

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Lemon curd bread and butter pudding recipe

Lemon curd bread butter pudding recipe - Pikalily food blog

As you know we’re big sweet fans here at Pikalily, and with a loaf of bread in the bread bin needing used up, there was only one thing we wanted to make this weekend in the Pikalily kitchen – a bread and butter pudding.  We decided to make a bread and butter pudding with a bit of a twist, and with spring here and the days getting noticeably longer and warmer, we wanted something zesty to enjoy with our Sunday lunch.  The answer to this was lemon curd, so we set about creating an easy yet tasty lemon curd bread and butter pudding.  Here’s how we did it.

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Quick and easy yeast free focaccia bread recipe

Homemade focaccia bread recipe - Pikalily food blog

Sometimes there’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread.  Just think of the memories you have from visits to your local bakers.  It can however be a time consuming process to make bread, and as we highlighted in our 10 minute mid-week soup, time is something that is not always on our side when it comes to cooking.  We’ve recently come across a great recipe and put our own twist on it, to make a quick and easy yeast free bread that you can make anytime.  This bread is perfect for soup and stews or as a great accompaniment to a starter of humus or dipping oils.

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