Archive for August, 2014
Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Dear Mr Godin You wrote a book called Purple Cow which is great and which says among other things if you want to have a remarkable company you have to have a great product that people want to buy and recommend and so the greatness of your product spreads by word of mouth. I know […]
Posted on 12. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Virtuous Bread was established was to effect positive social change through bread. Over the years many of the Bread Angels who have done the micro bakery course with Virtuous Bread have gone on to forge businesses as well as build communities through bread. Working at schools, in prisons, and with old people, homeless people and […]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Remember the famous no knead faux-caccia? It's making another appearance today for lunch. Nothing to eat for lunch? Or, maybe nothing particularly fun? Got some flour, water, salt, yeast and a few vegetables in the fridge. This one is yours! Recipe here! Come and take a bread course with us so you can learn how […]
Posted on 06. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Sorry, missed the "one day to go to the Great British Bake Off" post as nothing much was happening with the 1857 sourdough. It sat around all day - a pre-dough fermenting quietly away developing flavour and becoming easier and easier to digest. Last night I added 830 grams of white wheat flour, 50 g […]
Posted on 04. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
I am no nearer remembering whether it's the badger of the North, the fox of the midlands or the silver bear - anyone can help me? In any case, the point is that I AM nearer (1 day nearer) to making my GBBO bread - ready for the launch of 2014 GBBO. Bake along! The […]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
So....bread that takes three days to make? NOT A PROBLEM! With the 1857 sourdough it takes at least 3 days to make bread (it's a plan in advance and sit around and wait sort of bread). So, without further ado, day minus three to the GBBO: Refresh the 1857 sourdough: More interested in bread than […]