Date and Walnut Bread

Dates originate from the Middle East, which is quite fitting as I am writing this whilst in Israel, on a very short visit. This week has be something of an emotional rollercoaster, as we learnt about the passing of my Great Grandmother, here in Israel. My Great Grandma, who was born in Britain moved to … Continue reading Date and Walnut Bread

Banana Bread

Did you know that in the UK on average each person eats 10kg of bananas a year, which roughly worked out means that the UK consumes five billion bananas each year?  Nope, I bet you didn’t know; well now you do! Banana, whose origin is in Southeast Asia and is one of the most commonly … Continue reading Banana Bread

Pesto Bread

Friends are those people that you surround yourself with whom you can choose for yourself. Don’t get me wrong I love my family and feel very fortunate to have such a close relationship with them. However, friends are just as important. I am lucky to have three best friends who are practically family, we support … Continue reading Pesto Bread

Bagels

Bagels are associated with Ashkenazi Jewish traditions. Bagels were apparently first made in Poland, when Jews were allowed to make their own white bread. They were made by hand with wheat flour, yeast and water. The notion of boiling them was to create a protective edge to stop them becoming stale too quickly. When you … Continue reading Bagels

Challah

Nothing compares to that moment on a Friday night when you are sitting with family and friends and you take that first bite of your Challah. Nothing can completely prepare you for the warmth that is about to enter your mouth, even more so when you know its homemade Challah! It only seems right to … Continue reading Challah

Welcome

Dear Reader, Welcome to my blog ‘TweetMyWheat’. For all those who don’t know me I am a history teacher but am also an amateur cook/baker who regularly cooks for large amounts of people over the weekends. My family, friends and colleagues often get to taste much of my baking. However I get the most pleasure … Continue reading Welcome