Tag Archives: bread

The world’s first sourdough hotel?  You have got to be kidding…

The world’s first sourdough hotel? You have got to be kidding…

Posted on 09. May, 2011 by .

I am laughing fit to burst.  The world's first sourdough hotel has opened up in Stockholm, Sweden.  You pay to have your dough fed!  Go on holiday: they feed your dough.  Go away for the week end:  they feed your dough.  Cannot be bothered:  they feed your dough. Scared it will die:  they feed your […]

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Teens love baking – it’s official – it’s “sick” (that’s a good thing…)

Teens love baking – it’s official – it’s “sick” (that’s a good thing…)

Posted on 03. May, 2011 by .

What to do with teens over a week end at the end of school holidays.  Been there, done that - nothing exciting to do ever again.  Mope Mope Mope Mope Mope - is anyone familiar with this story or is it just us? Last week end teen terrors were at their zenith - as were […]

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Seventh from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough pane di Genzano

Seventh from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough pane di Genzano

Posted on 03. May, 2011 by .

The Italian Baker by Carol Field just keeps on giving.  I have had a break from the Italian Bread Project for a few weeks but have come back to it after a discombobulating Easter and Royal Wedding double bill. Sourdough pane di Genzano is sensational.  Like all these bread recipes it turns out an incredible […]

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Confirmed by the BBC:  Local is here to stay

Confirmed by the BBC: Local is here to stay

Posted on 10. Apr, 2011 by .

A post has been brewing for the past few weeks and the broadcast of today's On Your Farm (BBC Radio Four) tripped the creative switch.  The farmer being interviewed has been incredibly successful over the decades at spotting consumer trends and understanding what they mean for farmers.  He identified the trend for lean meat in […]

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What’s your purpose?

What’s your purpose?

Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by .

I just got back from spending the day with Dolly, Cecily, Joan, and 9 other elderly ladies at a charming residential care home in north London.  Ranging in age from their early 80s to 95 the ladies gathered together today to bake bread with me.  Some cannot stand, some cannot really interact with people any […]

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Feeding the 400 at the Weston A Price Foundation conference

Feeding the 400 at the Weston A Price Foundation conference

Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 by .

Last saturday, 400 people gathered at the Kensington Town Hall for the annual Weston A Price Foundation conference.  WAPF is an American organisation set up decades ago to teach people about the benefits of traditional nutrition.  Simply put, traditional nutrition is the nutrition traditionally enjoyed by people with no access to processed food and no […]

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Sixth from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough Pane di Terni

Sixth from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough Pane di Terni

Posted on 02. Mar, 2011 by .

Sourdough pane di Terni from the Italian Bread Project - delicious!

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The World Premiere of Kenny’s Hot Cross Buns at Fifteen

The World Premiere of Kenny’s Hot Cross Buns at Fifteen

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 by .

Breakfast at the newly refurbished Fifteen is a lovely meal - all the better for Kenny's hot cross buns.

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The World Premiere of the Sourdough Hot Cross Bun at The Clink

The World Premiere of the Sourdough Hot Cross Bun at The Clink

Posted on 18. Feb, 2011 by .

It's a baking frenzy at The Clink but the trimph of the day was the sourdough hot cross buns.

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Tins versus baskets – proofing sourdough bread

Tins versus baskets – proofing sourdough bread

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by .

To basket or tin, that is the question....

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