Bread Angles are successful entrepreneurs – Welcome Pig and Pepper!

Bread Angles are successful entrepreneurs – Welcome Pig and Pepper!

Bread Angel Laura Cheatle and her husband realised their dream of owning their own food business in 2017!  Welcome to the world -  the Pig and Pepper Deli in Buxton.... Before taking the microbakery course with Bread Angels, Laura had a successful career in social housing policy/ strategy in London.  After 10 years she wanted […]

Posted on 17. Jan, 2018 by .

Improve your mental health by baking bread

Improve your mental health by baking bread

We are beginning to prove conclusively that baking bread, at least in part by hand, has a positive impact on mental health.  Without scientific evidence, we at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread, the Bread Angels, and the thousands of people we have taught to bake bread over the years can give anecdotal evidence to […]

Posted on 21. Nov, 2017 by .

You can change the world through bread

You can change the world through bread

We founded Virtuous Bread in 2010 to change the world through bread. Since that time many of the Bread Angels, and others associated with Virtuous Bread have baked in prisons and old people's homes, street shelters and schools. We have baked for charity and in hospices to comfort the ill. Recently, one of the Bread […]

Posted on 16. Nov, 2017 by .

Bread Angels strike gold at the World Bread Awards

Bread Angels strike gold at the World Bread Awards

The World Bread Awards were more popular than ever this year.  More entries, more categories and a much higher standard of competition.  The Global HQ of Virtuous Bread is thrilled to announce that Bread Angels picked up an impressive collection of 18 awards and were runners up in two categories. Bread Angels are all professional bakers.  […]

Posted on 12. Nov, 2017 by .

Three of the best bakery hacks for you!

Three of the best bakery hacks for you!

Setting up a bakery can seem daunting.  Even if you want to mess around at home after taking one of our wonderful bread courses can seem daunting. All that stuff!  It may seem like rather a lot to spend, especially if you don't know whether you are going to take to it. Ladies and gentlemen […]

Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 by .

Bread is a winner at the Great Taste Awards 2017

Bread is a winner at the Great Taste Awards 2017

The Great Taste Awards 2017 results are out and our very own Bread Angel, Liz Wilson aka Ma Baker has scooped up a two-star award and a three-star award for her bread. What a fantastic achievement! Organised by the Guild of Fine Foods, and judged by over 500 of the most demanding palates, belonging to […]

Posted on 04. Aug, 2017 by .

Delicious 100 % rye bread – more questions answered

Delicious 100 % rye bread – more questions answered

Recently a reader tried (and loved) the 100% rye recipe on the website and sent me a few questions.  They are great questions, so I thought I would answer them here. 1) Should I buy a 1lb tin, or just double up the quantities next time to adapt to my 2lb tin? You can just […]

Posted on 24. Jul, 2017 by .

Easy recipe for ciabatta with potato, rosemary and beetroot

Easy recipe for ciabatta with potato, rosemary and beetroot

Last night we had fish for dinner with mashed potatoes and baby beetroot, fresh from the garden.  With a few beets left over and about a coffee mug of left over mash (made with cream and butter, salt and pepper), it was time to mix a biga together for this morning. This "no knead" bread […]

Posted on 10. Jul, 2017 by .

Bread Angels get together for a reunion

Bread Angels get together for a reunion

Earlier this year Bread Angels got together for a reunion.  This is something we try to do at least once a year.  We bake bread,  discuss bread, eat bread and meet new angels whom we have not yet met. This year the BAs compared different recipes for ciabatta.  There is no one recipe for ciabatta and […]

Posted on 22. Jun, 2017 by .

A two country bread tour and not a hole in sight

A two country bread tour and not a hole in sight

How do I get those big holes in my bread?  That is a question we often get from students.  In fact, we get it so quickly that there is a post dedicated to it. Hint:  the secret is wet dough, plenty of stretching and folding, and a fair bit of degassing too. However, those of […]

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