Archive for April, 2011

A marvelous bread find in the Bavarian countryside (recipe included!)

A marvelous bread find in the Bavarian countryside (recipe included!)

Posted on 30. Apr, 2011 by .

On a day out to the Bavarian countryside, we happened upon Glenleiten - an outdoor museum that collects ancient buildings from all over Germany. They have created (among other things) a mill pond and a water channel to power water wheels that, in turn, power workshops and mills.  There was a water powered whet stone […]

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The Easter Bun Bunny

The Easter Bun Bunny

Posted on 30. Apr, 2011 by .

A bit of a late post, I know, but with all this royal wedding excitement, there has barely been time to write anything at all!  Whilst we, here at Virtuous Bread, were not invited to bake bread for the wedding breakfast, we did bake the bread for the eggy, hammy, and cucumbery sandwiches at our […]

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Confirmed by the BBC:  Local is here to stay

Confirmed by the BBC: Local is here to stay

Posted on 10. Apr, 2011 by .

A post has been brewing for the past few weeks and the broadcast of today's On Your Farm (BBC Radio Four) tripped the creative switch.  The farmer being interviewed has been incredibly successful over the decades at spotting consumer trends and understanding what they mean for farmers.  He identified the trend for lean meat in […]

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What’s your purpose?

What’s your purpose?

Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by .

I just got back from spending the day with Dolly, Cecily, Joan, and 9 other elderly ladies at a charming residential care home in north London.  Ranging in age from their early 80s to 95 the ladies gathered together today to bake bread with me.  Some cannot stand, some cannot really interact with people any […]

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