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Easy recipe for crackers for National Bread Week

Easy recipe for crackers for National Bread Week

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .

To celebrate National Bread Week with something a little bit different, here is a simple recipe for home made crackers.  Ever wonder how to make crackers?  Well, here you go.  Your life may never be the same again! Ingredients: For the dough 300 g strong white bread flour 100 g semolina 300 g water 2 […]

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Simple, hearty bread with oats for cold weather

Simple, hearty bread with oats for cold weather

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .

The Eastern, or Atlantic provinces of Canada were settled by Scots and Irish looking for a brighter future.  They brought many of their customs and traditions from food to music - indeed there are still some gallic speaking communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.  This bread most certainly has celtic origins.  If the oats […]

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Learn to bake bread and enrich your life in 2012

Learn to bake bread and enrich your life in 2012

Posted on 02. Jan, 2012 by .

Wow, it's 2012.  Time for new year's resolutions, getting fit for the Olympics, gathering strength for the US elections and adapting to our continually changing world in which we are all locked into economic recession, the perplexing impact of technology, joblessness and increasing hopelessness among young people, and the usual nasties of war, famine, and […]

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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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Everards Brewery helps people set up home baking businesses in Leicester

Everards Brewery helps people set up home baking businesses in Leicester

Posted on 27. Oct, 2011 by .

What is a social enterprise? Social enterprises exist to benefit society; but they are not necessarily charities. There are two sides to a social enterprise - the "social" bit and the "enterprise" bit.  Social enterprises need to make money because they need to spend to help benefit society and because the people who run them […]

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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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Virtuous Bread’s travelling bread oven travels to The Urban Physic Garden

Virtuous Bread’s travelling bread oven travels to The Urban Physic Garden

Posted on 07. Jun, 2011 by .

It feels like we announce news on a daily basis these days, there are simply so many exciting projects that we're involved with. Maybe we should have our own broadcast channel? We could call it The Daily Bread and trumpet out the latest loaf lowdown. The latest news to come out of Virtuous Bread's HQ […]

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Basic Bread Course

Posted on 20. Jan, 2011 by .

Learn to bake bread in London and around the UK We have bread baking courses in London and in lots of locations around the UK.  Click here to find a trainer by location or click here to search by course type or date. During the half day basic bread course, students will learn the practicalities and principles […]

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