Crusty artisanal bread

Crusty artisinal bread by Yummy Calories

I'm making this crusty artisanal bread because ... I accidentally made butter. Yes, you read that right. I'm making bread because I have butter that I don't want to waste. It was my husband's birthday the other night and we had family over for dinner. My daughter (5 years old) and I made this decadent … Continue reading Crusty artisanal bread

Ol’ Cinnamon Roll

Cinnamon roll recipe by Yummy Calories

Cinnamon roll. I haven't had them in ages and I had forgotten how much I liked them until now. There's nothing quite like freshly baked cinnamon rolls that fill the kitchen with its smell long before it's ready to eat. The cream cheese frosting is also my favourite but our nephews like to eat it … Continue reading Ol’ Cinnamon Roll

Tangzhong Chinese sausage rolls

Tangzhong Chinese Sausage Rolls by Yummy Calories

I discovered these delightful Chinese sausage rolls at an Asian bakery when I was in university. They always had the fluffiest breads. They were so pillowy because of a technique called tangzhong which uses a 1:5 ratio of flour to liquid (water or milk) and cooks it into a slurry. This is then added to … Continue reading Tangzhong Chinese sausage rolls

Fava bean ciabatta with lemon and rosemary grilled chicken (683 calories per serve)

The fava bean ciabatta itself is pretty filling at about 343 calories per serve and could be a meal on its own. But I had a craving for grilled chicken so I had that as well (340 calories per serve). The lemon flavours really tied the bread and chicken together really well. Serves 6 Prep time 20 mins … Continue reading Fava bean ciabatta with lemon and rosemary grilled chicken (683 calories per serve)