For this recipe you’ll need a heavy cast iron saucepan and lid. I use a Le Creuset one, but any cast iron one is good!
I use the cup method of measurement since my daughter Cara bought me some stainless steel measuring cups for my birthday
The recipe can be found in “Bealtaine Cottage Guide to the Deep Midwinter ” book on the website…see menu at top of page, or the link at the bottom of this blog.
I used a mixture of white and wholemeal flours.
I also added some healthy grains and seeds to this recipe.
There is nothing to compare to the smell of homemade bread!
Remove loaf from pan and leave to cool.
The proof returned from the printers today, so I am busy reading and re-reading…
I expect the cover through in the next day or two. At that point I will feel confident enough to allow purchase of advance copies, knowing that the book will be off the presses and delivered to me by a certain date. I’m delighted with what I am reading and seeing so far. I’m happy also that I chose to go with printers here in Ireland, although this makes the book more expensive…the alternatives are not in keeping with what Bealtaine Cottage represents, works for and most importantly, cares for.
I hope to be back on this site with good news before the end of the week!
Pleased to announce, here it is!
The Bealtaine Cottage Guide To The Deep Midwinter
A little Yuletide book filled with colour photographs, recipes, reflections, lore, poetry and mirth to guide you through the wonderful days ahead. Fifty pages of sheer delight from Bealtaine Cottage to you. The book is fully bound and can be posted direct as a gift. Price includes P&P worldwide. Bealtaine Books and Maps are printed in Ireland and posted from Ireland to support the people of Ireland.
Blessings to you XXX
Colette at Bealtaine Cottage