These squashy, ovalish flattish pizza-like things are just perfect for sharing with your friends while you watch Germany play in the World Cup. They are simple to make and if you prepare the dough now you can put it in the fridge until tomorrow when you are ready to use it. The dough is typically […]
Posted on 29. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Sorry! Had to be done.... This recipe for easy and delicious bread from Uruguay is dedicated to the Uruguay foot ball team for its plucky performance in the WC and, of course, to Luis Suarez Chavez for his on-field performance as a Hannibal Lector wannabe. Ladies and gentlemen, without further ado I bring you Vigilantes: […]
Posted on 25. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Bublik are the Russian equivalent to bagels. The difference is that they are a little smaller and slightly sweet. In Russia they have always been sold by the dozen, strung on a string. In some rural communities you still see them sold that way. Eaten as a pastry with a cup of coffee or tea, […]
Posted on 16. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Further to the free recipe for Brazilian cheese buns to get you in the mood for the World Cup, I thought I would play fair by offering a Croatian bread too. This is delicious bread is called Lepinja and it is like a fat pita bread. You can cut open and stuff with things (think […]
Posted on 14. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Further to a previous post on making the perfect bun, I have had some feed back that some people are having trouble keeping their buns flat enough. Part of that is fear: you really can squish your dough balls flat before you pop them in the oven. They will recover! However, if it's really concerning […]
Posted on 09. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Now that summer is here it's time to dust off the BBQ (unless you are South African in which case it is out all year round) and get grilling! Every great burger deserves a great bun - something which many burger restaurants overlook (hence I always order without the bun because I just cannot bear […]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Why did I set up Virtuous Bread? I love baking bread - CHECK I am good at making bread, teaching baking, and running a business (by dint of the fact that I have customers and a business that is profitable) - CHECK I can get paid for baking bread and teaching others to bake bread […]
Posted on 26. May, 2014 by virtuousbread.
In the heart of Colonia Roma Norte, Virtuous Bread has teamed up with La Puerta Abierta bakery to offer a range of gorgeous cooking and baking classes, along side pizza evenings, mezcal tastings and much more! Come in and sample the bread. Come upstairs and see inside this unique, old house to view the wonderful […]
Posted on 23. May, 2014 by virtuousbread.
This past week end I went to my high school reunion. It was a BIG year and yet at the drinks reception there were only about 6 of us (maybe 10% of everyone who could have come) and at the lunch on Saturday I was the only one from my class. People at the reunion […]
Posted on 09. May, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Baking and sharing bread are two of the keys to living a long and healthy life... 10 years ago, National Geographic magazine, Dan Buettner, and a group of demographers began a search for the keys to a long and healthy life. They identified five "blue zones" - places in the world where people live to 100 years of […]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2014 by virtuousbread.