Homemade Pizza Margherita

Living in New Jersey means that I can get an outstanding pizza pretty much at every corner. Nevertheless, once in a while, I like making my own pizza at home and from scratch. To me a perfect pizza starts with a perfect crust; thin, crispy and light. But to re-create this typical texture at home,…

White Bread with Oats

An incredibly soft bread with a rather mild flavor and a large portion of healthy oats.      

Yogurt​ Bread

If you tried and liked my Buttermilk Bread than you will like this one as well. A plain wheat bread, refined with yogurt for extra flavor and freshness.

Buttermilk Bread

This bread here is a simple wheat bread refined with buttermilk, which not only benefits the freshness of the bread but also the flavor. The delicate-sour note makes the small but subtle difference.  

Sonntagsbrot (Sunday Bread)

Richer than a simple wheat bread but not as sweet as a Brioche. I reserve this bread for weekend breakfasts with the family. Butter, strawberry jam or Nutella are my favorite spreads on the Sunday Bread.    

Broa (Portuguese​ Cornbread)

Traditional American cornbread is a butter or lard-enriched quick bread, leavened with baking powder and baking soda. It is usually pretty sweet. I make mine with yeasted Broa dough and bake it in a cast-iron pot. Broa is a very rustic cornbread from the Portuguese countryside.  It is usually served with soups and spicy meat stews but…

Pita – Bread

The soft and flat Pita bread is common in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Baked daily several times, it serves as a side dish to many meals. It consists of a simple, slightly salted yeast dough and is traditionally baked directly on the bottom of a stone oven.