The Sunday Times reports on the rise of the artisan bakery in the Business section on 1 January 2017. Featuring Bread Angel Lucie Steele as well as Jane Mason, founder of Virtuous Bread and Bread Angels, it is a great article on why bread means business.
Read Ma Baker's "Founding Story" in ElXtr, November 16, 2017 and get inspired to set up a microbakery of your own. Click here to take the microbakery course with Liz Wilson.
Business Advice features Liz Wilson, Ma Baker, in their October Newsletter, talking about her journey from primary school teacher to award winning baker. Click here to take wonderful, hands-on, and cosy bread baking classes from Liz in her London kitchen.
A wonderful article on our daily bread by Alex Vaughan in UK Handmade (starting on page 100). Click here to buy bread and take classes from Alex who works from her microbakery in Camberwell, London.
In The Evening Standard, The Real Bread Campaign celebrates the best sourdough bread bakers in London and Bread Angel, Liz Wilson, is on the list! Come and take a sourdough course with us and learn to make your own!
The Guardian's Small Business Network features teachers who have set up their own businesses - like our own Bread Angel, Liz Wilson! Click here to take a baking class with Liz or buy her award winning bread.
Country Life has published a bookazine about how to set up a business from your kitchen table! It's fantastic, it features our Bread Angel Lucie Steele and it's on sale in WH Smith! You can take fantastic classes with Lucie and you can take our microbakery course to set up your own bread business from home!
Country Life Magazine, October 2016 (on sale from 30 August 2016) features Lucie Steele and her journey from administrator to baker. Click here and you can take a class with Lucie - wonderful person, excellent bakery, and inspirational business woman.
The Washington Post (June 15 2016) mentions Virtuous Bread as a great source for information on scalded rye bread.
Waitrose Week End Magazine features Lucie Steele and Jane Mason in an article about micro bakeries. However, we object to the use of the word amateur! We are all professional bakers here in that we sell what we make and for many of us, it's our primary source of income.
BBC Good Food, April 2016, writes about Bread Angels: your source of real bread locally:
The Guardian on 28 December, features Sara Ward and her Kitchen Gallery
Country Living Magazine (November 2015) features our Bread Angel Julia Farkas, a Microbaker who bakes and teaches from her home in East Sheen London to make her own businesses fit around her life. Come and take a course with a Bread Angel!
Country Living Magazine (November 2015) features our Bread Angel Lucie Steele, a - Microbaker who bakes and teaches from her home in Berkshire to make her own businesses fit around her life. Come and take a course with a Bread Angel!
The Evening Standard (21 September 2015) features Bread Angel Liz Wilson ahead of the Urban Food Awards.
From the Windsor and Maidenhead Times, Berkshire's new cookery school, Pebblescourt, at which Liz Wilson, aka Ma Baker, is in charge of the bread. Book a class here.
Super article about the rise in real bread consumption whether it's bought from a real bread baker or baked at home. Independent, 15 May 2015.
The Cambridge News writes about the lads baking in Cambridge including the fabulous Bread Angel, Peter Voshol. November 13, 2014.
This is Money writes about Bread Angel, Gaye Whitwam and her participation in her local skills bank.
The Resident writes about Virtuous Bread's baking classes in the West London Food News and Trends Section of the magazine.
Woman magazine features Jane Mason finding happiness in Virtuous Bread. September 23, 2014.
The Wharf newspaper features Jane Mason's switch from strategy consultant to baker and social entrepreneur. 14 August 2014.
In Hello Magazine, Virtuous Bread was voted one of the top 20 things to do for a hen party! Get baking girls!!!!!
In the Daily Mirror, 24 April 2014, and article on Lucie Steele from Birch Cottage Bread on becoming a baker because she was a busy mum: being in control of her life, making good food for her family, teaching others to bake and community and being at the school gates every day. Click here to learn more and to book a bread course with Lucie!
In The Leicester Mercury, 19 April 2014, an article about Linzi Abraham's Tiny Bakery in Leicester.
On the Bakery Bits Blog (11 April 2014) Jane Mason talks to Vanessa Kimble about writing The Book of Buns, baking and the desire to change the world through bread.
In Desang magazine (Issue 45, March 14 2014), Jane Mason talks about the health benefits of good bread in moderation for everyone including diabetics and receives a lovely review of her book, The Book of Buns
.On BBC Radio 4 The Food Programme (23 and 24 March 2014) and you can listen again for a year, Jane Mason is interviewed about the rise in micro bakeries:
In the Christian Science Monitor, Feb 22, 2014 John Bare writes about how Virtuous Bread teaches people to bake, and build a career.
American publication Food Tank writes about Virtuous Bread and its successful use of bread as a catalyst for social change (16/02/14):
Bread Angel, Lucie Steel in the Gloucester Evening Echo Week End Magazine, 22 February 2014 - all about her baking genius!
The Soil Association talked to Jane Mason about the importance of good bread and how attitudes in the UK are changing as regards the consumption of wholesome food to build health and communities.
The Shropshire review is encouraging their readers to bake real bread and featured All You Knead Is Bread's recipe for basic bread to help them out a bit!
The Telegraph Magazine places a recipe for Irish Soda Farls to help everyone prepare (and recover) from St Patrick's day (17 March 2012)!
Lisa Wilson is working with the Peabody Trust to create employment in South London. In this article, the London SE1 Community Website writes all about it!
Lucie Steele is interviewed by The Real Bread Campaign about baking and teaching in her sea container in Berkshire. To read the article please click the link above. To read more about Lucie, please click here. To book a baking course with Lucie or to buy her amazing bread, please click here.
Jane Mason is interviewed in Red Magazine one year on from winning a Red Magazine award. In this interview she exchanges her pinney and jeans for something rather smarter and examines the contents of her hand bag.
Jane Mason is interviewed in Red Magazine one year on from winning a Red Magazine award. In this interview she discusses her business, who inspires her and what the award meant.
Come to one of the top three baking courses in London! Article in The Telegraph, 8 September 2012.
Learn how to bake bread with Jane Mason. Article in Country File, April 2012
Jane Mason discusses leaving a career in finance to set up a social enterprise with Easy Living magazine. April 2012.
Jane Mason is interviewed by Good Housekeeping Magazine about setting up Virtuous Bread. March 2012.
Jane Mason becomes a Red Hot Woman, winning the Food Breakthrough Award in the Red Magazine's Red Hot Women Awards, 2011. Red Magazine, January 2012 edition, p 70.
Rosie Clark talks beer and bread with Great Food Magazine, p. 43.
Click here to read the interview between Suzanna Hunter from EP Magazine and Virtuous Bread. Suzanna Hunter, EP Magazine, pp 48-49
Interview with Olena Gnes for a news report about the Chorleywood bread process for Inter TV - The main Ukrainian news station
Interview about making the switch from banker to baker in Manager Magazine, the top management publication in Slovenia
"Virtuous Bread, Breaking Bread Together," Sarah Lyon, North Norfolk Living Magazine, Early Summer 2011
"Jane Mason is earning her bread...and butter", Nick Curtis, London Evening Standard, 12 May, 2011
"All you knead is love!", Lydia Slater, You Magazine, 1 May 2011, pp 37-38.
"Use your loaf (tin) if you want to eat home-baked healthy food", Denise M. Semple, Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle, 22 April 2011
"Eco Hero - The Bread Evangelist", Jini Reddy, Telegraph Magazine, 26 March 2011, p 87.
"Baking Bread by Hand Captures all the Virtues of Pure Craft", Jane Mason, Resurgence Magazine, October/November 2010.
"Why You Should Have Your Daily Bread", Peta Bee, Times, 25 January 2010.
"Change Your Life, Live More Sustainably. Make do and mend", Countryfile Magazine, February 2011, p 68