Baking is a cosy way to practise mindfulness. There's comfort and gentle distraction in weighing and measuring, following a recipe and repetitive actions like stirring and chopping. Hygge is the art of finding the cosiness in everyday moments, so hygge and baking are the perfect ingredients for a bit of kitchen therapy.
Today is #nationalcinnamonbun day! I do have a recipe for traditional Scandinavian cinnamon rolls here, but I wanted to take things a step further by experimenting with sourdough and swapping out the cinnamon for pumpkin spice. I do have to say, these are the best I've tasted!
This is the ultimate sandwich loaf recipe. If you're after a high-rise loaf with a golden crust and a tender crumb worthy of a Paul Hollywood handshake, then this is it. If you can get hold of an old-fashioned loaf tin with crisp corners then you will be blessed with a loaf that has Hovis-appeal.