Archive for 'Recipes'
Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by virtuousbread.
The tasty bits of this week's bread were more or less left overs. With my parents gone after a two week stay, the house was virtually emptied of chia seeds and there was more keffir than you could shake a stick at. With the best will in the world I would need to buy more […]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Soda bread is a classic Irish bread. This simple recipe for soda bread is ready in 30 minutes and is perfect for when you do not have a lot of time, when you have run out of bread or when unexpected guests show up for lunch! Delicious and satisfying, it compliments any meal with its simple elegance. […]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Well, well, well, it is 11 September and it is the countdown to the launch of All You Knead Is Bread, published by Ryland, Peters & Small on 11 October and available to pre-order on Amazon! As the countdown continues, here is another free recipe from the book - and this month is is for […]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Cotehele is a gorgeous mansion in Cornwall just over the watery border that divides Devon and Corwall close to the South Coast. A stone's throw, by rail, from Plymouth, this is truly a great day out. Take the train from Plymouth and, shortly after you leave Bere Alston station you cross the river on a […]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2012 by virtuousbread.
All You Knead is Bread - available to preorder on Amazon - will be published in two short months! October 11 is publication date and to tempt you and inspire you I thought I would give away one recipe from the book each month until P day. This month is an easy recipe for delicious […]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Gilchesters, if you don't know it, is a small food company located in deepest, darkest Northumberland. The Wilkinson family who owns and runs Gilchesters are farmers who became millers when they could not find anyone to mill their grain in just the way they wanted it. And they were not being precious, they have very […]
Posted on 28. May, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Hot weather means it's time to eat gazpacho! Contrary to popular opinion, gazpacho is not cold tomato soup. It is bread soup, made with all the things a Spanish farmer would always have had in the larder, and the main event is stale bread. Spanish bread is extremely delicious and typically extremely dry. My recipe […]
Posted on 13. May, 2012 by virtuousbread.
What is a bolillo? Simply put, it's a white bun. What is a torta? Simply put, it is a sandwich on a white bun. Tortas in Coyoacan, Mexico City But WHAT a white bun...and WHAT a sandwich.....Just like the little girl, when they are good they are very very good and when they are bad […]
Posted on 10. May, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Bath buns, chelsea buns, rock cakes, hot cross buns, currant buns, cinnamon buns, sticky buns, iced buns...the UK's true contribution to the bread world is the bun. We cannot boast the baguette, ciabatta, pita, or naan but we can boast about the BUN! To celebrate the Real Bread Campaign's Real Bread Maker week (celebrating people […]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by virtuousbread.
I went to a nutritionist several years ago to understand how to lose a couple of kilos safely and permanently. She told me categorically that you need to do three things: 1. You need to cut out sugar altogether. 2. You need carbohydrates to give you energy and provide a balance to your diet but […]