Bake my day


• The addition of herbs, cheeses, olives, deli meats or aromatic herbs all lend a savoury note to breads and pastries. Often you can change these up into different combinations to refresh a recipe.

• Savoury scones and loaves are great for picnic baskets and lunchboxes. Consider using some to make up a Mother’s Day basket that you can enjoy in the park.

• Serve a savoury bake such as a cheesy pastry twist or herby bread as an accompaniment to an autumnal soup or light supper.

• Freeze for later – a savoury bake is a great basis for a quick weeknight meal. Wrap serving-sized portions for easy defrosting and plate up with a salad or veges.

• Once you’ve mastered the art of making scones, there are many different combinations you can explore. Try swapping butternut for pumpkin in our savoury recipe, or for a sweet option, turn to page 129.

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