Archive for 'Bread Angels'

The best bread courses in London and the UK

The best bread courses in London and the UK

Posted on 14. Dec, 2013 by .

I say it without blushing or bleating:  Our bread courses are the best you will find. You can simply believe me and book a bread course here or buy a gift voucher for someone you know this Christmas, or you can read on ... There are several reasons why our bread courses are the best […]

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Real bread changes lives

Real bread changes lives

Posted on 16. Jan, 2013 by .

Lisa Wilson's bread class, held in cooperation with The Peabody trust, ignited a real passion for baking in Paulette.  She found the nutritional information regarding real bread to be informative and soon set to work perfecting her bread making skills.  She discovered baking developed her confidence and self belief.  Demystifying the process and helped her […]

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Baking bread is the start of a brighter future

Baking bread is the start of a brighter future

Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by .

Baba is originally from Ghana and is curious about different types of flour, ingredients and the health and nutritional benefits of good bread. Baba came to the baking course run by Lisa Wilson, Bread Angel and founder of Eventful Bread, wanting to be a master baker.  He used to work at a bank but six […]

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Using bread to change lives

Using bread to change lives

Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 by .

Sandra, a Peabody local resident had never baked bread.  In fact, she was completely new to cooking. Lisa Wilson, bread angel and founder of Eventful Bread asked Sandra how she felt when she finished the baking class run in cooperation with the Peabody Trust...here is what Sandra said: “I very much enjoyed the class today […]

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Eventful Bread and the Peabody Trust bring about positive social change through bread

Eventful Bread and the Peabody Trust bring about positive social change through bread

Posted on 11. Jan, 2013 by .

Lisa Wilson, recipient of an O2 Think Big award, is a Virtuous Bread Bread Angel and the founder of Eventful Bread.  She has sent bread reports to us from far away India where she was making roti in a school for deaf girls, and is now working closer to home.  She writes from South London […]

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Venetta Leyland – Bread Angel, philanthropist, baker

Venetta Leyland – Bread Angel, philanthropist, baker

Posted on 14. Dec, 2012 by .

Venetta Leyland did the Bread Angels course to learn how to set up a home baking business earlier this year.  Soon after completing the course, she founded The Tiny Bakery in her kitchen outside Milton Keynes.  She is proof positive that anyone with passion and drive can run a successful bakery from home, winning prizes, […]

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Baking in a sea container in Berkshire

Baking in a sea container in Berkshire

Posted on 01. Jun, 2012 by .

On top of a hill in the middle of the forest there is a little cottage.  And in the cottage lives the forrester and his lovely wife who is a baker....sound like the beginning of a fairy tale?  No such thing - it's true! My friend and fellow Bread Angel, Lucie Steele lives in a […]

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Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by .

Easter Monday 2010 - Stockholm, Sweden "You are going to do what?" I was spending Easter with my friend Kat.  It had been a difficult few months.  A profoundly disappointing client engagement led me to want a break from strategy consulting and I had been baking obsessively, building my bread business and trying to decide […]

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Learn to bake bread and enrich your life in 2012

Learn to bake bread and enrich your life in 2012

Posted on 02. Jan, 2012 by .

Wow, it's 2012.  Time for new year's resolutions, getting fit for the Olympics, gathering strength for the US elections and adapting to our continually changing world in which we are all locked into economic recession, the perplexing impact of technology, joblessness and increasing hopelessness among young people, and the usual nasties of war, famine, and […]

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30 new home bakeries in the UK and beyond

30 new home bakeries in the UK and beyond

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

Last week I completed the last Bread Angel course of the summer.  Sad because it is the end of the summer.  Glad because there are now 30 people in the world committed to making good bread and providing it to their local communities.  Let me give you the latest breakdowns. Locations include:  Home counties, Northern […]

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