Breads from Northern Europe

Buckwheat Blinis

These yeasted pancakes are traditionally from Russia. You can adapt this buckwheat blini recipe to make gluten-free blini too!

Cheese & Onion Stuffed Rolls

These light stuffed rolls are filled with cheese and onion and make the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of soup!

Cheese Scones

Savoury cheese scones make a wonderful light snack or supper and are so easy to make.


Golden layers of flaky pastry, puffy, light and flavoured with butter is just how the best croissants should be.


Home-made crumpets are less doughy and not as heavy as shop-bought crumpets. Serve them lightly toasted, oozing with butter.

Danish Julekage

Julekage is a delicious enriched bread which contains dried and glacé fruits. It is served over the Christmas period with hot, spiced punch.

Danish Pastries

Danish pastries come in a variety of shapes and with many fillings. In this Danish pastry recipe I show how to make the dough and give tips on freezing.

Date & Walnut Soda Bread Rolls

These simple Date & Walnut Soda Bread Rolls are delicious and can be made in around 30 minutes. Perfect for dinner parties!

English Muffins

English Muffin is another British bread cooked on a hot surface rather than in an oven. Split in half, toast, spread with butter and top with jam, cheese or a poached egg.