Category Archives: Breads

Homemade sea-salt crackers

When you live in Niger, sometimes you just can’t find some items in the supermarkets – this is the case right now with crackers. A friend of mine, a wonderful cook, tea party host Pam Bennett gave me this recipe … Continue reading

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Bagels

We love Bagels. we live in Niger, West Africa where bagels do not exist so once in a while i get into the work of making them. I like also making them whole wheat. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons of active dry … Continue reading

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Light hamburger bun

This hamburger bun is light in texture and taste so good. You need to try it.   Ingredients • 1 c. warm water • 3 tablespoons warm milk • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast • 2½ tablespoons sugar • 2 … Continue reading

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Petits pains au lait aux pépites de chocolat – Mini chocolate chip milk breads

Perfect for a French 4:00 PM goûter: chocolate chips mini milk bread. They are soft inside and crusty on the outside like a baguette. I will try them next in the shape as mini baguettes. Ingrédients: -350 g of flour … Continue reading

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Best New York Style pizza dough

This pizza dough is our FAVORITE ! We like thin crust pizza. It’s perfect for any kind of pizza: cheese, pepperoni, Margarita – we just love it. Even I tried it yesterday as cinnamon rolls. Made them while I was … Continue reading

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Lemon Yogurt bread

This is a recipe my family loves. I double it to make 2 loaf ! It is Ina Garten’s recipe. I reduced the sugar in the cake. The original recipe asked for 1 cup of sugar ! Ingredients 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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Cream filled vanilla sugar donuts

INGREDIENTS 1 (1/4-oz) package active dry yeast (2 1/2 teaspoons) 2 tablespoons warm water (105–115°F) 3 1/4 – 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for sprinkling and rolling out dough 1 cup whole milk, at room temperature 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme glazed Donuts

We live in a country where there is NO donut shops. So yesterday morning we had some friends come and my “challenge” was to make all kinds of donuts. Lets just SAY they were DELICIOUSSSSSS! “ INGREDIENTS 2 cups scalded … Continue reading

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Flour Tortillas

Just an excellent recipe !! Ingredients 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder ⅓ cup vegetable oil (olive oil) 1 cup warm water Instructions Combine flour, salt and baking powder in the bowl of mixer. Mix dry … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Bread

This BREAD is a must try – so easy –  make it and serve fresh for lunch and make sandwiches. We love it for breakfast to. This is a bread I make a lot in Niger – no sugar ! … Continue reading

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