Archive for May, 2013

Simple bread recipe for the perfect breakfast

Simple bread recipe for the perfect breakfast

Posted on 15. May, 2013 by .

In England, soldiers are - among other things - slivers of toast that you dip into a soft boiled egg.  Like this: The best soldiers take time to develop. They are all natural, wholesome, home grown, and shaped with love and care. Ok enough of that. Real bread makes real soldiers. Here is a simple […]

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How to shape the perfect ciabatta

How to shape the perfect ciabatta

Posted on 14. May, 2013 by .

Before you look closely at the photos, there is a health warning here:  These ciabattas are made with rubbish, industrially milled, bleached, all purpose white flour, the likes of which is all too readily available in Mexico City where I happened to be when I baked them.  They are not made with gorgeous Italian or […]

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Learn to bake bread in Berkshire

Learn to bake bread in Berkshire

Posted on 13. May, 2013 by .

Earlier in the year we introduced Lucie Steel who bakes and teaches in a reconditioned sea container in her garden in Berkshire.  Her business, Birch Cottage Bakery has gone from strength to strength and she is now the "go to" person for real bread bread and real bread classes in the county!  Here are some […]

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What is the best thing to bake bread in?

What is the best thing to bake bread in?

Posted on 10. May, 2013 by .

We frequently get asked, "what is the best think to bake bread in?" and the answer we always give is:  it depends. Depends what you have.  Depends what you are trying to achieve.  Depends what your dough it like.  Depends what you like! If you want square sandwiches, better bake in a tin with straight […]

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Recipe for easy buns with fresh herbs

Recipe for easy buns with fresh herbs

Posted on 08. May, 2013 by .

Buns with fresh herbs A spot of culling was called for today as the herbs in their pots were looking rather leggy. Rather than throw all those lovely fresh herbs away, I made some lovely buns, adding fresh thyme, marjoram and rosemary.  But first, here is my very first VINE video attempt (phew, a second […]

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Where to get good bread in Mexico City

Where to get good bread in Mexico City

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by .

Enrique found an article about good bread in Mexico City  in the inflight magazine of his Aeromexico flight from Monterrey.  Kind of excited because we had not heard of all of the bakeries, we went on a little bread safari a few week ends ago.  Deciding to pick off Colonia Roma, we started our safari […]

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If you want good bread, go to the market

If you want good bread, go to the market

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by .

Everybody loves French Bread.  I have never known exactly why because after a day or two of bread in France I get utterly bored.  Yes, a good baguette is good (and a bad one is bad and most of them are bad, by the way...) but - REALLY - there is more to life than […]

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