Archive for March, 2013

Easy recipe for rye bread part 2

Easy recipe for rye bread part 2

Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by .

Further to the earlier post about simple rye bread made with yeast, remember I would write all about my fascinating learning.  Well, here it is:  use fresh or dry yeast if you can.  Don't use instant yeast.  Because I almost never use instant yeast, I was not entirely empathetic nor data driven in my mental […]

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Easy recipe for sourdough hot crossed buns

Easy recipe for sourdough hot crossed buns

Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by .

Many people are dedicated to sourdough but are not quite sure how to "translate" their favourite recipes into sourdough recipes.  One lovely reader, Charlotte, sent the following message and photo to us having found and baked the sourdough hot crossed bun recipe on the website. "Hi Jane, I just wanted to let you know that […]

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Easy to make sourdough bread

Easy to make sourdough bread

Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by .

The fact that Jane asked me to write this blog post last year, and I’m only sitting down to write in March is probably testament to the fact that I have a pretty busy life: I work long hours in the City, spend nearly 3 hours a day commuting, and my hobbies include things like […]

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What goes into your bread?

What goes into your bread?

Posted on 13. Mar, 2013 by .

All sorts of things may go into your bread.  The only thing that is important is to know, think, and make informed buying decisions.  Faith, art, and justice collide in the food industry so think before you buy.

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Learn to bake buns!

Learn to bake buns!

Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by .

Step one:  identify your bun.

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Lovely review of All You Knead Is Bread

Lovely review of All You Knead Is Bread

Posted on 02. Mar, 2013 by .

A Canadian nutritioninst, food blogger and cook book reviewer, Sarah Reid, has written a wonderful, thoughtful, and very well tested review of All You Knead Is Bread.  Here it is,the first bit - and please click to the rest -  enjoy! "There are few things that embody the heart and spirit of the creator more […]

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Recipe for Rye Bread

Recipe for Rye Bread

Posted on 01. Mar, 2013 by .

Here at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread we just LOVE rye bread.  We have been crushed, though, recently, under the weight of messages and comments from people who are following the recipes on the website but who are not finding success with them.  Of course I was huffing and puffing and generally muttering about […]

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The Tiny Bakery is brilliant

The Tiny Bakery is brilliant

Posted on 01. Mar, 2013 by .

Just needed to brag a bit and communicate some great feed back that Venetta has received for her courses at The Tiny Bakery.  Here is what her students are saying: "It was definitely worth the train journey! Loved it! Thank you again so much, you're a great teacher." "I agree! I've known for ages how […]

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