Category: Bread


    The hard loaf of Dwarven folk in the books by Sir Terry Pratchett were notoriously sturdy. This version is quite edible though. Adapted from “Nevarsin Monastery Bread” from the Darkover Cookbook, recipe credited to Jon de Cles. Minor tweaks by Susan Fox. Into one cup of warm water, add one packet or 1 Tablespoon yeast, […]


    1 cup warm milk 1 egg 1/2 cup butter or margarine 3 cups bread flour 1 cup Mexican Chocolate, crushed tablets 1 package [or 1 Tablespoon] yeast Dump into bread machine in order given [or dump into a bowl and mix, knead and shape yourself, bake 1/2 hour at 350F or until done.  Makes one […]


    from the Monastery of the Angels 3-1/2 cups sifted flour 3 cups sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 4 eggs, beaten 1 cup oil 2/3 cup water 2 cups cooked and mashed pumpkin Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.  Combine eggs, […]


    A most adaptable recipe for autumn and winter holidays, or any days! 1/4 cup soft shortening or oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 egg 1/2 cup coffee Mix together.  Then sift in separate bowl: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/2 […]