Category Archives: Einkorn

Spring Violet Fairy Cakes {dairy-free}

Spring Violet Fairy Cakes {dairy-free}

In celebration of this 1st Day of May, also known as May Day, the midway point between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice, I foraged some little wild violets that were growing in our backyard to make the icing for these little fairy cakes.  The violets have a lovely sweet/piquant fragrance, and they lend… Continue Reading

Whole Grain Sourdough Einkorn Bread

Whole Grain Sourdough Einkorn Bread

My sourdough bread experiment has come to fruition tonight with my first-ever einkorn sourdough loaf! The whole process of creating the sourdough starter was quite fascinating, and also pretty fun. At first I thought my starter was going funky because it bubbled up like crazy the first two days, and smelled a bit like old… Continue Reading

Fresh Strawberry Tarts with Pastry Cream

Fresh Strawberry Tarts with Pastry Cream

Today after lunch, we were craving a sweet snack to go with our tea, so I thought I’d try using a simple pastry cream with the French pastry tart shells, topped with the last of the summer strawberries. The result was a light, delicious treat; it’s hard to beat the combination of pastry cream and… Continue Reading

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

There’s nothing more disappointing (to those who love chewy cookies) than buying an oatmeal cookie that looks so good in a coffee shop pastry case, only to discover that it’s dry and hard when you finally get to bite into it. These cookies, however, are nice and soft and chewy, with a bit of crunch… Continue Reading

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

The first time I noticed einkorn flour at the grocery store, I just assumed it was like spelt; another ancient grain wheat variation. After a bit of research, I discovered that it is, in fact, wheat – however, it is the original wheat, the grain that existed before being hybridized by humans. According to information… Continue Reading