Archive for July, 2011
Posted on 26. Jul, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Are you stuck for bread recipe ideas for dinner parties? Virtuous Bread has bread making courses that will teach you how to bake these simple bread recipes that will impress your friends. Jabbering with my neighbour Jen (who is also one of my customers) is a good time to talk bread in its various forms. […]
Posted on 15. Jul, 2011 by virtuousbread.
"Bread is sacred", Satish Kumar says. "It is a holy thing. And because it requires all four elements to make it, it is the macrocosm in microcosm. Thich Nhat Hann describes it as the body of the cosmos, and I think that is very apt. When I eat it I am very aware that I […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2011 by virtuousbread.
The other week I decided to use my habitual matitudinal hours somewhat differently by taking a trip to the New Covent Garden market in Nine Elms, in London. Located within a stone's throw of Vauxhall station, on the south side of Vauxhall bridge, it is actually very centrally located and, in theory, easy to get […]
Posted on 07. Jul, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Anna del Conte has just published Cooking with Coco - a lovely book for all ages. We are thrilled because she has included one of the classic Virtuous Bread recipes in the book. It is for Maritimers' bread, so called because it is a recipe from the East Coast of Canada where the Maritmers live […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2011 by virtuousbread.
The travelling bread oven loves to demonstrate the sense of wonder, enchantment and achievement that comes with baking bread. Very little is more satisfying than teaching this to kids and teens. There is a natural sense of achievement in seeing your dough double in size in the bowl and there is a huge sense of […]