Bread, Breakfast

Homemade Bagels


  1. 5 cups white bread flour
  2. 1 ¾ cups lukewarm water
  3. 1 packet of instant dry yeast
  4. 2 teaspoon salt
  5. 4 teaspoon of sugar
  6. 2 tablespoon of sunflower oil
  7. Eggwhite wash


  1. Using a stand mixer or by hand, add flour into a bowl and add yeast and salt on the opposite sides of the bowl and mix in with the flour.
  2. In a measuring jug, add water, sugar, oil and mix until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Pour the liquid mixture into the four mixture and mix until everything is incorporated, then Knead the dough on medium for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Turn the dough onto a worktop, add extra oil on the dough and knead until smooth. Don’t add flour.
  5. Place the dough into an oiled bowl, cover with cling wrap and let it rise for about an hour in a warm place.
  6. knock the air out and place on a lightly oiled surface and divide into equal pieces (use a scale if you want to be precise). Makes 14-16 bagels.
  7. Mould the pieces into balls by rolling the dough on the worktop with your hand, place on a lightly floured surface and flatten the top by slightly pressing with your hand, cover with a towel and proof for 20 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  9. To shape the bagels, use a piping tip to cut out holes in the centre of the bagels.
  10. In a large pot, bring water to a simmer, gently place the bagels into the pot and cook for 45-60 seconds on both sides. Remove from the pot and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  11. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with your choice of toppings.
  12. Reduce the oven to 200°C and bake for 20 minutes on the top rack until golden brown.
  13. Remove from the oven and cool completely.
  14. Enjoy.

Banana Oats Pancakes


  1. 1 Banana
  2. 1 cup Oats
  3. ½ cup Almond Milk


  1. Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Let the batter rest for at least 10 minutes to allow it to thicken.
  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and coat with some coconut oil or butter.
  4. Pour spoonful of batter or up to your desired pancake size into the pan.
  5. Cook on both sides until golden brown.
  6. Serve with honey, berries or any toppings of your choice.
  7. Enjoy.


Apple Waffles

apple waffles


  1. 1 large apple
  2. 1 banana
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 1/3 cup butter, softened
  6. ½ cup milk
  7. ½ cup yoghurt
  8. ½ cup sugar
  9. 1 ½ cup flour
  10. ½ tsp baking soda
  11. ½ tsp cinnamon
  12. ½ tsp nutmeg
  13. A pinch of salt

apple waffles board

apple waffles side

apple waffles slice


  1. Cut the apple into small pieces and set aside.
  2. Mash the banana.
  3. Whisk butter, sugar, egg and vanilla.
  4. Add milk, yoghurt, banana and apple and whisk.
  5. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and mix.
  6. Spray the waffle pan with non-stick spray.
  7. Scoop batter into the waffle pan and cook as per instructions.
  8. Serve with honey or maple syrup.
  9. Enjoy.

apple waffles honey

apple waffle side half


Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin pancakes


  1. ½ cup pumpkin puree
  2. 1 egg
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  4. ⅓ cup butter, melted
  5. ½ cup milk
  6. ¼ cup sugar
  7. 1 cup flour
  8. ⅛ teaspoon baking powder
  9. ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  10. ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  11. A pinch of salt

Pumpkin pancakes top

Pumpkin pancakes cut


  1. In a bowl, whisk butter, egg, milk and vanilla.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and mix.
  3. Add in the pumpkin puree and whisk.
  4. On medium heat, heat up a non-stick pan and lightly oil with butter.
  5. Scoop about ⅓ cup of pancake batter per pancake onto the pan and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  6. Serve with syrup.
  7. Enjoy.

Pumpkin pancakes small

Pumpkin pancakes crop

Breakfast, Quick and Easy Eats

Granola Parfait

garnola parfait jar top


  1. Granola
  2. Greek yoghurt

Granola parfait ingredients


  1. In jar, start with a layer of yoghurt, followed by a layer of granola.
  2. Repeat layering the yoghurt and granola until everything is used up or until you fill up the jar.
  3. Enjoy.

granola parfait jar

Namfoodie granola parfait