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Learning to bake bread with Virtuous Bread

Learning to bake bread with Virtuous Bread

Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by .

It seems incredible that 2011 is nearly over.  Yesterday I taught the final class of the calendar year - a dinner party bread class - and the class felt like a dinner party, it went by so quickly with lots of chat and banter, good food and drink, and general lively cheer.  If anyone doubts […]

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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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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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Baking with Teen Camp at MLOVE 2011

Baking with Teen Camp at MLOVE 2011

Posted on 06. Jul, 2011 by .

The travelling bread oven loves to demonstrate the sense of wonder, enchantment and achievement that comes with baking bread.  Very little is more satisfying than teaching this to kids and teens.  There is a natural sense of achievement in seeing your dough double in size in the bowl and there is a huge sense of […]

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The world premiere of Baking a Basic Loaf

The world premiere of Baking a Basic Loaf

Posted on 02. Jun, 2011 by .

  While Jane is in Germany spreading the Virtuous Bread word (and eating plenty of  pumpernickel bread), I've had the honours to write about our latest project. The wonderful Shedlight Productions have helped us put together a nifty video tutorial, which makes it even easier to learn how to make bread. If you're already a […]

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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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Truly wonderful bread courses

Truly wonderful bread courses

Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by .

At Virtuous Bread, we believe our bread classes and courses are the best you can find and this is because we truly care about our students. Our bread classes and bread courses are small and intimate.  We care about you, and work to create learning environments in which you feel comfortable and at home.  Prepare to get […]

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Virtuous Bread changes the world through bread

Posted on 16. Jun, 2010 by .

Virtuousbread.com is dedicated to changing the world through bread The Mission Founded by Jane Mason in 2010, Virtuousbread.com makes it fun and easy for people around the world to buy, make, learn about, share, and eat good bread and in so doing, creates the link between eating good bread and doing good things. “Bread is the staff of life." “Know […]

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