Tag Archives: easy recipe for rye bread
Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Further to the earlier post about simple rye bread made with yeast, remember I would write all about my fascinating learning. Well, here it is: use fresh or dry yeast if you can. Don't use instant yeast. Because I almost never use instant yeast, I was not entirely empathetic nor data driven in my mental […]
Posted on 01. Mar, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Here at the global HQ of Virtuous Bread we just LOVE rye bread. We have been crushed, though, recently, under the weight of messages and comments from people who are following the recipes on the website but who are not finding success with them. Of course I was huffing and puffing and generally muttering about […]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Well, well, well, it is 11 September and it is the countdown to the launch of All You Knead Is Bread, published by Ryland, Peters & Small on 11 October and available to pre-order on Amazon! As the countdown continues, here is another free recipe from the book - and this month is is for […]
Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by virtuousbread.
Last year I had a lovely student named Tricia come to the sourdough class. She wanted to learn sourdough because she lives for half the year on the edge of the Masai Mara and cannot get good bread. Nor can she always get yeast. Nor is the electricity supply necessarily reliable. The answer? Sourdough! Tricia […]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by virtuousbread.
The travelling bread oven has just come back from Firle, E Sussex where I spent a glorious few days at the vicarage there, guest of the vicar who is called Pete. Pete is a fascinating chap with a passion for good, local food and a deep and broad knowledge of the natural world. Every day […]
Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by virtuousbread.
My friend Pete Owen Jones cannot eat wheat. He LOVES rye bread and pronounced this bread "dsklfdoiinrj" because he had a mouth full of it at the time. There is a popular misconception that you have to get complicated about rye flour. Not so. You don't need sourdough, you don't need molasses, you don't need […]