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Posted on 05. Feb, 2017 by virtuousbread.
There is a beautiful bun from Iraq called shubbak el habayeb. This translates into the Lovers' Window which I think is the nicest name of any bread in the whole world. We need more love and we need more windows into other cultures so let's bake these and take them to protests and refugee centres, […]
Posted on 04. Feb, 2017 by virtuousbread.
The travel ban has been judged to be unconstitutional which is great news. Chaos will still reign, of course, but for now, let's celebrate with some more (no longer, but possibly will be again in the future) Banned Buns! These are the fourth in our series on Banned Buns and they are once again from […]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
Ka'ak are the third in our series on Banned Buns (click here to read the first and second of our banned bun recipes). They are little, crispy buns shaped like tiny bagels and they used to be on sale all over Syria in coffee shops, bakeries and bars. Sprinkled with sesame seeds and satisfying crunchy, […]
Posted on 30. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
The second in our recipe series about banned buns (you can read the first recipe here) this one comes from Libya and the bun is called Khubz bil ashab and it is really simple to make because it is a "no knead" bun. Virtuous Bread was set up as more than a bread site. It […]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2017 by virtuousbread.
It's that time of year again! The time we at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread think deeply about virtue and the upcoming year. What is so interesting about virtue is that just 5 or 6 years ago, nobody wanted to talk about it. The word made people uncomfortable: they sensed judgement and a certain […]
Posted on 14. Oct, 2016 by virtuousbread.
We are delighted to announce that four Bread Angels scampered away with prizes at this year's World Bread Awards. Baking from their micro bakeries, these talented bakers sell bread and teach baking courses. Come and learn to bake bread! Jen bakes in her micro bakery in Bracknell, Surrey. Click here to take a baking course […]
Posted on 10. Aug, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Many people focus on what they don't have. You may know them: everything about what they say and what they do reinforces how their life is incomplete. In general, they speak one of two languages: the language of lack or the language of longing. The language of longing has about it a kind of sadness […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Is bread vegan? If it is plain old bread, yes it is given that it is made of flour, water, salt and yeast. Sweet bread, on the other hand is typically enriched with milk, eggs, and butter. Not vegan. Not at all. What do you do if you are vegan? If you refuse to eat […]
Posted on 07. Mar, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Remember way back to 2009 when Virtuous Bread was launched as a social enterprise that makes it fun and easy to make and find and learn about good bread and in so doing to forge the link between bread and virtue? Our objective remains the same today as it was then: to effect positive social […]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2016 by virtuousbread.
One of the most important things to remember in life is that there are many ways to do the same thing. With a few exceptions - and these fall into the realm of science - life, the universe, and everything including recipes for bread are pretty flexible. Bread is VERY flexible - something I tell […]