Bread Collection

From rolls to pita - a selection of bread recipes you ‘knead’ in your life. Eat your heart out, Paul Hollywood!

Rustic loaf

This is a quick mix basic bread loaf, an easy introduction to home bread making.

Multigrain bread

Baking your own wholemeal bread can give you a better, healthier and tastier loaf, and is so easy to do, especially if you have a mixer with a dough hook.

Spelt & seed bread

Compared to wheat flour, spelt is richer in many nutrients and minerals, and makes a very tasty bread.

Pane con la farina di polenta (bread with polenta flour)

Putting polenta into bread dough with wheat flour to make polenta bread means that the bread will take on a slightly grainier texture, have a lovely golden yellow appearance and will also last longer before becoming stale.

Barley breakfast bread

This breakfast bread is easy to make – just make sure to soak the barley overnight for the most tender and flavourful results.

Classic french baguette

This bread will become stale within one day, so it’s best eaten as soon as possible.

Kamut bread

Probably the easiest bread in the world to make, no kneading at all required.

All-day breakfast bread

Everything you want for breakfast wrapped up in a warm loaf of bread.

Stuffed veggie loaf

Filling and wholesome, I defy anyone not to absolutely love this lunchtime treat!

Spicy moroccan flatbread with olives

This flatbread, made without yeast, is covered with an exquisite blend of seasonings.

Garlic & coriander naan bread

These naan taste authentic and make a great accompaniment to an Indian curry.


This addictive flatbread is the perfect complement to any curry dish. Naan is traditionally baked by being slapped onto the wall of a tandoor oven.


Dosas, traditionally served as breakfast food, are made from a batter of split, skinned urad beans that have soaked overnight. It is important to use the creamy white split beans and not the strong flavoured and tougher black beans, and to soak the beans overnight.


This spongy Ethiopian flatbread is made from a batter that has fermented for at least 24 hours. Injera is the ultimate finger food; it is placed on the plate beneath several portions of various stews and is used to scoop up mouthfuls.


This thin flatbread can be used to make wraps or to be served with curry or dhal.


If you don’t have a tortilla press, simply roll these with a rolling pin. Just get them nice and thin, and the result will be perfect.

Pitta bread

Pittas are best eaten immediately, and freeze well, but you can store them in an airtight container for 1–2 days, and reheat in the toaster.

Soft dinner rolls

Amazingly these rolls actually feel and taste like real bread! The dough is very soft, so they are formed into rolls rather than kneaded or rolled out.

Gluten-free garlic & thyme focaccia

Focaccia is an Italian flatbread, fast to make and just as quick to disappear.

Poppy seed grissini

These crunchy Italian breadsticks are delicious eaten as they are or served with a tangy dip. If you’re feeling adventurous, try making a few different varieties to serve together.

Italian herb bread

This bread is especially delicious when sliced and buttered to accompany an omelette.


This deliciously oily, salty flat bread comes from the sunny region of Liguria on the Italian Riviera. Focaccia can be thick or thin, stuffed, topped or plain – finished off with just oil and coarse salt. Everyone has their own favourite!


Cornbread is a popular bread enjoyed all over the Americas. It is easy to make and satisfying with chilli or other spicy stews.

Poppy seed flatbread

This pretty flatbread uses easy-blend dried yeast, which is fast acting, so the combined rising time is less than one hour.


Bannock originated in Scotland and were introduced to the United States by early settlers. They can be cooked in a cast-iron frying pan over a campfire, or even wrapped around a stick and held 20 cm (8 in) above the flames until cooked.

Jamaican bammy bread

This Jamaican speciality is soaked in coconut milk before being fried a second time. It is traditionally enjoyed with fried fish.

Masa harina tortillas

In Mexico, corn is soaked in a water and quicklime mixture to soften the grain and help remove the husks before it is ground into flour for corn tortillas. To skip this step, buy prepared masa harina from a deli or on-line supplier. This type of flour has been developed specifically for tortillas.


You could serve these traditional German white rolls as part of a continental breakfast, with lots of butter and strawberry jam. They also make great dinner rolls.


Lavash is a paper-thin Armenian flatbread that is soft and supple when warm and dry and brittle when cooled.


Pupusas are stuffed corn flatbreads that originate from El Salvador, where they are served with hot sauce and curtido, a condiment similar to coleslaw.

Norwegian cracker bread

This delicious cracker bread makes an excellent accompaniment for soups and dips.

Spicy mexican cornbread

This spicy cornbread is really colourful and extremely good with a chilli dish. Use as much mild or hot chilli as you like.

Pan fry bread

This deep-fried Navajo bread is often served at powwows and First Nations gatherings around North America.


Brioche is a slightly sweet French bread, highly enriched with butter and eggs. You will need 12 x 8cm (3in) fluted brioche tins for these little individual rolls.

Praline, chocolate & cherry bread pudding

This is a luscious and rich dessert, ideal for a special occasion.

Chocolate bread & butter dessert

This is one of the easiest hot desserts to make, and a great way to use up stale bread.

Cardamom flatbread

Cardamom is the spice made from grinding the aromatic seeds from a plant in the ginger family. It lends a delicate flavour to this sweet stuffed flatbread.

Crisp rye flatbread

This crisp flatbread, known as “knackebrod” in Norway, became popular because it dries well and can be stored for long periods of time.

Chickpea flatbread

This healthy flatbread is the perfect addition to a tapas spread.

Black-olive bread

You can vary the flavour of this bread with your choice of olive, so try Kalamata olives today and niçoise next week!

Garlic hearth bread

This easy and aromatic hearth bread will satisfy the deepest craving for roasted garlic.

Raisin bread

This bread is delicious sliced and spread with butter. Kids love it!

Courgette cranberry bread

This fruit bread, made with as little oil possible, is light and quite delicious. If you don’t have low-fat Greek yoghurt on hand, use half-fat crème fraîche.

Chocolate-walnut babka bread

This indulgent treat is special enough to serve on any holiday morning.

Mixed dried fruit bread

This delicious recipe is excellent as fruit cake as well as fruit bread.

Pecan & cranberry rye bread

The rye flour and pecans in this bread add extra texture and interest.

Sweet fried flatbread

Similar in taste and texture to sugar doughnuts, this cinnamon-dusted fried flatbread is sure to please.

Date & walnut loaf

This version of the classic date and nut bread is simple and flavourful without being too sweet. It contains less butter than many loaf cakes, making it a great option if you’re looking for a treat without too much guilt.

Banana cranberry loaf

Slightly sweet and flavoured with cranberries, this loaf is terrific toasted with butter.

Gluten-free irish soda bread

This bread has the advantage of being made very quickly. It is easy to throw together just before lunch, perhaps to go with soup or a salad. As soon as the buttermilk mixes with the bicarbonate of soda, it will start to react, so work quickly, but do not overwork the dough.

Sundried tomato & olive sticks

This dough is quite wet, so do not be tempted to add more flour during mixing.

Cherry brioche

This butter-rich French-style loaf is ideal for breakfast. It is also excellent for making French toast.

Chocolate chip & raisin brioches

You’ll find yourself drawn to the breakfast table by the aroma of these sweet breads, a perfect accompaniment to steaming hot coffee.

Mini pizzas with sweet peppers & mozzarella

These delicious mini pizzas are perfect for making for or with kids. Once you've made the dough even the littlest of hands can roll out their own base and add topping. And they're the perfect food for parties.

Magic crust pizza margherita

This is an ingenious recipe, which offers a very simple - and delicious - way of cooking pizza. You can be as creative as you like with the toppings.

Easiest-ever slim pizza

Home-cooked pizza just doesn’t get simpler than this. With this amazing quick base, the dough is made and the pizza cooked in well under half an hour.

Salami, tomato & basil pizza

Making your own pizza is not only easy, but fun, healthy and cheap!

Lebanese pizza with za'atar

Za'atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend, is so versatile that it can be used on meats, vegetables, rice and breads.

Lemon & cranberry flatbread

This is a wonderfully fun and deliciously tart flatbread.

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