Archive for September, 2011
Posted on 30. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Book now to learn to bake stollen in time for Christmas! Stollen is a celebration bread with roots in Dresden where it was first mentioned officially in the fifteenth century. Like many types of celebration bread, stollen is enriched with delicious, expensive things to honour guests and celebrate religious holiday. Of course there is no […]
Posted on 28. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
On Friday 30 September the MacMillan Cancer trust is sponsoring the world's biggest coffee morning to raise money for cancer. For those of you who LOVE sweets and cakes and HATE them at the same time, why not take some lovely bread and butter along to the coffee morning? With jam, honey or even marmite […]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
The travelling bread oven has just come back from Firle, E Sussex where I spent a glorious few days at the vicarage there, guest of the vicar who is called Pete. Pete is a fascinating chap with a passion for good, local food and a deep and broad knowledge of the natural world. Every day […]
Posted on 12. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Developing a corporate innovation strategy is the current fixation of many CEOs as they try to pull their organisations out of the crisis. Hiring innovation specialists, kicking off an "innovation programme" or employing creativity coaches are not, in and of themselves, going to help companies win. In order to innovate people must feel comfortable, and […]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Today is my friend Sue's 70th birthday party and yes, she and her husband of 87 are catering it themselves. There promises to be the most amazing feast of coronation chicken, cooked ham, poached salmon, salads, mirangues, cream, strawberries and loads and loads of booze. Not tea-total, not Sue and David! People are coming from […]