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Simple recipe for sweet buns

Simple recipe for sweet buns

Posted on 16. Oct, 2011 by .

What is is about buns?  Or, more precisely about bun dough?  Christmas bread, Easter bread, other festival, celebration, and holiday bread - it's all more or less made of the same thing - bun dough. The English are particularly good at buns:  Chelsea buns, Sally Lunns, rock cakes, bath buns - it's all going on […]

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How to make German Christmas bread – Stollen

How to make German Christmas bread – Stollen

Posted on 14. Oct, 2011 by .

My friend Jules spent many years kind of ignoring the fact that she is German.  Educated in the UK and a following a career path that took her from St Louis to South Africa, when I first visited her in Hamburg she swore that there were no German restaurants in the city.  Then she thought […]

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Recipe for Stollen Success

Recipe for Stollen Success

Posted on 30. Sep, 2011 by .

Book now to learn to bake stollen in time for Christmas! Stollen is a celebration bread with roots in Dresden where it was first mentioned officially in the fifteenth century.  Like many types of celebration bread, stollen is enriched with delicious, expensive things to honour guests and celebrate religious holiday.  Of course there is no […]

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Easy to bake bread for a coffee morning

Easy to bake bread for a coffee morning

Posted on 28. Sep, 2011 by .

On Friday 30 September the MacMillan Cancer trust is sponsoring the world's biggest coffee morning to raise money for cancer.  For those of you who LOVE sweets and cakes and HATE them at the same time, why not take some lovely bread and butter along to the coffee morning?  With jam, honey or even marmite […]

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Baking courses in Sussex!

Baking courses in Sussex!

Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by .

The travelling bread oven has just come back from Firle, E Sussex where I spent a glorious few days at the vicarage there, guest of the vicar who is called Pete.  Pete is a fascinating chap with a passion for good, local food and a deep and broad knowledge of the natural world.  Every day […]

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Learn to bake bread rolls for a party!

Learn to bake bread rolls for a party!

Posted on 03. Sep, 2011 by .

Today is my friend Sue's 70th birthday party and yes, she and her husband of 87 are catering it themselves.  There promises to be the most amazing feast of coronation chicken, cooked ham, poached salmon, salads, mirangues, cream, strawberries and loads and loads of booze.  Not tea-total, not Sue and David! People are coming from […]

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Our Basic Bread Course

Posted on 20. Jan, 2011 by .

During the half day basic bread course, students will learn the practicalities and principles of how to bake a few different kinds of basic bread.  We will mix and knead the dough, be amazed that it rises, shape it, bake it, and admire it when it comes out of the oven, golden and perfect for […]

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Bread in the UK

Posted on 01. Jul, 2010 by .

Whether or not you make your own bread, you may be interested in eating and cooking with the best bread you can find.  An excellent source of general information and a force for change in the UK bread scene is the Real Bread Campaign. We are supporters and encourage you to become a supporter too. […]

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Virtuous Bread changes the world

Posted on 16. Jun, 2010 by .

Virtuous Bread was founded in 2010 to effect positive social change through bread. One winter day in 2009, my motorcycle would not start.  It turned out to be a rather complicated and expensive fix, and being short of money (I had just left my job as the stress of it was keeping me up at […]

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