Archive for March, 2014

Bread plus Meditation equals Breaditation!

Bread plus Meditation equals Breaditation!

Posted on 28. Mar, 2014 by .

Many people find that kneading bread is rather meditative, and meditating (you can call it thinking in a relaxed and focused way if that is easier for you) can change your mind.  And changing your mind means changing your world. For years now, VB has been doing executive team building and leadership development sessions that […]

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How can a change of diet change my health?

How can a change of diet change my health?

Posted on 25. Mar, 2014 by .

Now, that is a VERY BIG question and I am not a nutritionist so I certainly cannot provide a scientific answer.  However, given that science is based on observation coupled with data, I can provide observations. During my time as a baker I have met countless people who say that they feel better when they […]

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The growth of the micro bakery in the UK

The growth of the micro bakery in the UK

Posted on 22. Mar, 2014 by .

Micro businesses are an important segment of the business population in the UK.  They are technically defined as businesses with fewer than 10 employees and less than 2 million euros of turnover.  2 million euros?  I'll take that (or half that or a tenth of that) and be running a business on whose profits I […]

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Sharing bread at the Women on the Move awards ceremony

Sharing bread at the Women on the Move awards ceremony

Posted on 15. Mar, 2014 by .

A couple of weeks ago saw a celebration of Women on the Move in London.  Women on the Move is an organisation that champions refugee and immigrant women and the awards ceremony is an important event in their calender.  Liz, from Just Bread,  contacted them to see if the women on the Just Bread baking […]

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What can I do with stale bread?

What can I do with stale bread?

Posted on 12. Mar, 2014 by .

There are many recipes for using up stale bread.  From Apple charlotte to stuffing to bread pudding to bread and butter pudding to bread sauce and soup to summer pudding - the list is endless.  Even bread crumbs and croutons are made of stale bread.  One of the best things, however, to do with stale […]

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