Buns and Bread Rolls

Bolillos - Mexican Crusty Rolls

Bolillos – Mexican Crusty Rolls

A bolillo or pan francés (meaning "French bread") is a type of savoury bread traditionally made in Mexico. It is a variation of the baguette, but shorter in length and is often baked in a stone oven.Read More
Pandesal - Pan-de-sal - Filipino Bread Rolls

Pandesal – Pan-de-sal – Filipino Bread Rolls

Pandesal are popular yeast-raised bread rolls in the Philippines. Individual loaves are shaped by rolling the dough into long logs (bastón) which are rolled in fine breadcrumbs. These are then portioned, allowed to rise, and baked.Read More
Hokkaido Milk Bread

Hokkaido Milk Bread

These rolls are incredibly soft and airy using a simple technique involving a roux "starter," known as tangzhong. The tangzhong is mixed into the final dough, producing wonderfully tender bread roll.Read More

Onion Rolls

These soft, golden buns feature a subtle spiral of flaked onion, giving them an incredible aroma and marvelous flavour. They are perfect for all kinds of sandwich fillings and can also double up as hamburger buns.Read More
Bath Buns

Bath Buns

The Bath bun is a sweet roll made from a milk-based yeast dough with crushed sugar sprinkled on top after baking. Variations in ingredients include enclosing a lump of sugar in the bun or adding candied fruit peel, currants, raisins or sultanas.

The change from a light, shaped bun to a heavier, often fruited or highly sugared irregular one may date from the Great Exhibition of 1851 when almost a million were produced and consumed in five and a half months (the ‘London Bath bun’).

References to Bath buns date from 1763, and Jane Austen wrote in a letter of ‘disordering my stomach with Bath Bunns’ in 1801. The original 18th-century recipe used a brioche or rich egg and butter dough which was then covered with caraway seeds coated in several layers of sugar similar to French dragée.

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Cheesymite Scroll

Cheesymite Scroll

A cheesymite scroll is a baked food item commonly found in Australia. This is our simple recipe to make your own.Read More
Brazilian-Cheese-Bread

Brazilian Cheese Bread – Pão de Queijo

Pão de queijo is a small, baked, cheese roll, a popular snack and breakfast food in Brazil.Read More
Pan de muerto

Pan de Muerto – Bread of the Dead

In the Mexican tradition, this sweet, buttery bread is a fixture at Day of the Dead celebrations. Serve the sugar-topped loaves with Mexican Hot Chocolate or coffee for dipping.Read More
Pan Telera Torta Rolls

Pan Telera – Torta Rolls

In Mexico City, the most common roll used for tortas is called telera, a relatively flat roll with two splits on the upper surfaceRead More

Hot Cross Buns

The traditional sticky glazed spiced fruit buns with a sweet icing cross are easier to make than you realise. Try our Hot Cross Buns recipe this Easter.Read More