Tag Archives: bread is life

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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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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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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Fourth from the Italian Bread Project:  Sourdough Olive Oil Bread

Fourth from the Italian Bread Project: Sourdough Olive Oil Bread

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

Sourdough olive oil bread - the fourth in the Italian Bread Project.

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The Bread Angels pilot – Part One

The Bread Angels pilot – Part One

Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by .

It was not perfect and I feel terrible about that.

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The morning after the day before

The morning after the day before

Posted on 17. Jan, 2011 by .

My friend and erstwhile baking student, Nicola, sent me this amazing photo today of her kitchen - the morning after the day before.  Although she thinks they might be inedible because she forgot to turn the heat down, we say "oh well, we do that every once in a while and although the crust may […]

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Baking at the St John’s Mission Bakery in Toronto

Baking at the St John’s Mission Bakery in Toronto

Posted on 15. Jan, 2011 by .

Baking with St John's Mission Bakery - home of excellent and virtuous bread in Toronto

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