From quick breads to get-your-hands-in-there kneaded loaves, these recipes serve up a slice of comfort this weekend.

1. Fig and Walnut Loaf

Faubourg-Fig-and-Walnut-loaf-recipeA balance of sweet and savoury with marinated figs, this loaf from Vancouver’s Faubourg is perfect with goat cheese.

2. Irish Soda Bread

PhotographyDubh Linn Gate‘s soda bread pairs perfectly with Whiskey Cured Steelhead—and we’ve got the recipe for that, too.

3. Lavender Rosemary Loaf

(Photo: Evaan Kheraj)From Vancouver’s famed Purebread bakery, this rosemary and lavender loaf goes perfectly alongside a cup of Earl Grey tea.

4. Garden Zucchini Cheese Bread with Jalapeno Honey Butter


This simple recipe from chef Ned Bell can definitely be made ahead of time, but it’s best the moment it comes out of the oven, with the Jalapeño Honey Butter spread overtop so it melts into all the right spots.

5. Paesano Loaf

(Photo: Evaan Kheraj)Simplicity at its best, from Purebread bakery.

6. Jalapeno Cornbread

yale-cornbreadThe editorial staff was sent this cornbread when the Yale Saloon first opened and loved it.