Breads from Southern Europe

Braided Pesto Bread Ring

Braided Pesto Bread

This braided pesto bread ring is perfect for parties and summer barbecues. Once you start eating it, you just can’t stop!

Chocolate Bread Hearts

Chocolate Bread Hearts

These chocolate bread hearts are simple to make and totally delicious. Great for Valentine’s Day!

Ciabatta

Ciabatta

This delicious white Italian bread is remarkably easy to make at home. It’s hard to stop eating it!

Ensaimadas

Ensaimadas

These light and slightly sweet spiral ensaimadas make an excellent breakfast roll. Traditionally made with lard this recipe uses butter for extra richness.

Focaccia

Focaccia

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread and is usually seasoned with olive oil and salt. I make mine with Red Onions and Sage!

Grissini (Italian Breadsticks)

Grissini (Italian Breadsticks)

These iconic Italian breadsticks are very easy to make and taste far better than anything you will get in a restaurant.

Panettone

Panetonne

This classic Italian bread is associated with Christmas and this simple panettone recipe will give you a light and buttery loaf.

Pita Bread

Pita Bread

These simple “pocket breads” are found all over the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Making them couldn’t be easier!

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

This pizza dough recipe is easy to follow and you can choose from a classic Neapolitan pizza dough or “New York style”.