Archive for January, 2017
Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
Ka'ak are the third in our series on Banned Buns (click here to read the first and second of our banned bun recipes). They are little, crispy buns shaped like tiny bagels and they used to be on sale all over Syria in coffee shops, bakeries and bars. Sprinkled with sesame seeds and satisfying crunchy, […]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
The second in our recipe series about banned buns (you can read the first recipe here) this one comes from Libya and the bun is called Khubz bil ashab and it is really simple to make because it is a "no knead" bun. Virtuous Bread was set up as more than a bread site. It […]
Posted on 29. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
Khubz Mahala is one of many kinds of beautiful bread from Iran. I thought of it today as I read story after story of people denied entry to the USA to visit friends and family or rejoin lives that they established, peacefully and legally, sometimes years ago, to share the American dream of a better […]
Posted on 19. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
Many people love to bake, and they dream of setting up a baking business. It's hard, sometimes, to turn your dreams into reality. There are doubts to overcome such as, "will my bread be good enough?", "I know nothing about business.", or "How on earth do I find customers?" Everyone has at least one of […]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
It's that time of year again! The time we at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread think deeply about virtue and the upcoming year. What is so interesting about virtue is that just 5 or 6 years ago, nobody wanted to talk about it. The word made people uncomfortable: they sensed judgement and a certain […]