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Recipe for family meals :

Garlic Bread

This recipes comes from Dancer and Graphic artist Martin James. Martin, who originally comes from New Zealand, is now living with his wife and children in Copenhagen as he is currently principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet. You will be able to find out more about Martin when his Biography page is published.

Being so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also be talented in the kitchen as well but he has agreed to share some of his recipes with us which is great news.


180ml (3/4 cup) butter, melted
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
25ml (5tsp) fresh parsley, chopped
10ml (2tsp) dry mixed herbs

2 extra large eggs
25ml (5tsp) oil
500ml (2cups) lukewarm water
60ml (1/4cup) sugar
1 packet (10g) instant dry yeast
1 clove garlic, crushed
pinch of ginger
5X250ml (5cups) cake flour

  • Preheat oven 190ºC (375ºF) Spray cake tin 23cm diameter with spray 'n cook. Mix all ingredients for sauce in a pot & heat on stove until butter is melted. Set aside and leave to cool.
  • Beat eggs, oil, water and sugar. Mix rest of ingredients in mixing bowl. Add water mixture & mix until it is a soft dough. Knead dough about 10 min. Cover with plastic & leave to rise until double in bulk. (About 1 hour)
  • Divide dough into 12 equal size pieces. Roll into balls & roll each ball in melted butter mixture of sauce and place in cake tin. Bake 35 - 40 mins or until done & golden brown on top.

Makes 12 rolls

Martin James