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Where to find real bread in Leicestershire!

Where to find real bread in Leicestershire!

Posted on 06. Oct, 2011 by .

The great food of Leicestershire was celebrated on Monday when the top prize was awarded at the finale of the Leicestershire Cook Off for the dish that best reflects the best that Leicestershire has to offer. The competition was not insignificant.  This was not a comp for good enthusiasts - no sir!  One professional chef, […]

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If Bread is the Symbol of Life, Choose Wisely:  Our Second Rude Health Rant

If Bread is the Symbol of Life, Choose Wisely: Our Second Rude Health Rant

Posted on 19. Sep, 2010 by .

Our second Rude Health Rant! This time it's about the Pope, soulless communion wafers, and the humanity that is inherent in a good loaf.

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Bread and Butter is the Answer:  Our First Rude Health Rant

Bread and Butter is the Answer: Our First Rude Health Rant

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

Jane Mason, founder of Virtuousbread.com rants about bread and it's role in changing society for the better.

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Be virtuously, rudely healthy and enter our baking competition!

Be virtuously, rudely healthy and enter our baking competition!

Posted on 09. Sep, 2010 by .

Virtuousbread.com and Rude Health announce a baking competition!

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Recipes for the Rude Health/Virtuous Bread baking competition!

Recipes for the Rude Health/Virtuous Bread baking competition!

Posted on 09. Sep, 2010 by .

Two recipe ideas from Rude Health and Virtuous Bread for the Rude Health/Virtuous Bread Baking Competition!

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The Bake Off Finale…matching bread and food

The Bake Off Finale…matching bread and food

Posted on 16. Aug, 2010 by .

Returning from our forraging adventure with bags full of wild plums, Fergus and I set about baking the loaves that we had prepared earlier.  In at 200 degrees C for 40 minutes, the oven started to give forth that amazing aroma of baking bread and although bread is better for having cooled down a bit, […]

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From flour to dough – we knead you!

From flour to dough – we knead you!

Posted on 13. Aug, 2010 by .

Back on the trail of the great, first annual TCMG/BBC Countryfile/virtuousbread.com bake off, we come to the thrilling part after the initial exploration of the look and feel of the flour, in which Fergus and I actually made the dough. We followed the exact same recipe initially, using 300 grams of flour, 200 grams of water, 5 […]

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From grain to flour:  the first annual BBC Countryfile/TCMG bakeoff (part one)

From grain to flour: the first annual BBC Countryfile/TCMG bakeoff (part one)

Posted on 06. Aug, 2010 by .

Fergus Collins, editor of BBC Countryfile magazine, showed up bang on time for the first annual bake off during which we compared seven different kind of flour.  Six were stone milled using wind or water power by membes of the TCMG and the seventh was a random bag of flour I picked up at the supermarket […]

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Phew!  7 handmade loaves baked in the bakeoff!

Phew! 7 handmade loaves baked in the bakeoff!

Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by .

Too tired to say much except thank you to Fergus Collins from BBC Countryfile magazine who hung out with me today and baked seven loaves of bread in the first annual TMCG bake off!  Seven different loaves of bread made from seven different whole meal flours:  6 milled using either wind or water power from […]

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It never rains but it pours

It never rains but it pours

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by .

More flour from East Anglia has arrived!  A beautiful bag of flour from Wicken Windmill in Cambridgeshire also floated in today, for which my heartfelt thanks.  We have an even half dozen so far to be gazing at lovingly before the TCMG/BBC Countryfile/virtuousbread.com first annual bake  off!  I promise I have not so much as […]

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