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Posted on 31. May, 2015 by virtuousbread.
According to Wikipedia, plantains have a similar taste to potatoes. I am not sure that is true (in fact I am sure it's NOT true) but what is true is that they are eaten, in the tropics, the same was we northeners eat potatoes: fried, as crisps or chips, mashed, roasted...they are the starch of […]
Posted on 24. May, 2015 by virtuousbread.
Since publishing All You Knead Is Bread and The Book of Buns, I have been busy in the food writing world! November 2014 saw the publication of Mexico - The Cookbook for which I was the contributing editor, perfecting my Mexican cookery skills along the way. May 2015 sees the publication of Homemade Sourdough. So, […]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Rosca de Reyes is bread that Mexicans bake and eat to celebrate epiphany. All over the world, epiphany is celebrated with special bread - enriched with butter, eggs, or milk; packed with dried fruit; or enhanced with spices - or all of the above! The Mexican version is a very rich bread, flavoured with orange […]
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 08. May, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Buns with fresh herbs A spot of culling was called for today as the herbs in their pots were looking rather leggy. Rather than throw all those lovely fresh herbs away, I made some lovely buns, adding fresh thyme, marjoram and rosemary. But first, here is my very first VINE video attempt (phew, a second […]
Posted on 02. Mar, 2013 by virtuousbread.
A Canadian nutritioninst, food blogger and cook book reviewer, Sarah Reid, has written a wonderful, thoughtful, and very well tested review of All You Knead Is Bread. Here it is,the first bit - and please click to the rest - enjoy! "There are few things that embody the heart and spirit of the creator more […]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Marnely Rodriguez-Murray is a Dominican-Republic-born, Martha's-Vineyard-living chef and food writer with an excellent blog and a deservedly large following. I discovered her in the Twittersphere when she wrote some really kind things about All You Knead Is Bread on her blog Cooking with Books. Of course I want to share them here but more importantly […]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by virtuousbread.
What is the difference between instant yeast and dry yeast? How can I substitute for fresh yeast when I cannot get any? How do I use a sourdough starter in a recipe that calls for yeast? Recently I have had a lot of questions about yeast so it was about time to write a little […]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by virtuousbread.
In my research for my new book, The Book of Buns, I have discovered an amazing fact. Scalding flour before adding it to bread dough is not a technique limited to Scandinavia. In fact, is used all over Asia to make buns! Yes! Many of the recipes for the buns I have been eating for […]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Great books for Christmas? Look no further than All You Knead Is Bread. So many advantages: 1. You can order it on Amazon and it is delivered to your house OR you can go and have a beautiful browse for other Christmas presents in a book shop while you pick it up. The Cook Book […]