Tag Archives: learn to bake bread in London
Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Further to the earlier posts about great pita bread at the Lebanese place Arbanus in Mercado Roma I decided to try making fried pita bread. I suspected the pita at Arbanus was fried both because of the size and shape and because the surface was mottled - something you don't get when you bake pita […]
Posted on 12. Aug, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Virtuous Bread was established was to effect positive social change through bread. Over the years many of the Bread Angels who have done the micro bakery course with Virtuous Bread have gone on to forge businesses as well as build communities through bread. Working at schools, in prisons, and with old people, homeless people and […]
Posted on 29. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
These squashy, ovalish flattish pizza-like things are just perfect for sharing with your friends while you watch Germany play in the World Cup. They are simple to make and if you prepare the dough now you can put it in the fridge until tomorrow when you are ready to use it. The dough is typically […]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by virtuousbread.
Now that summer is here it's time to dust off the BBQ (unless you are South African in which case it is out all year round) and get grilling! Every great burger deserves a great bun - something which many burger restaurants overlook (hence I always order without the bun because I just cannot bear […]
Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by virtuousbread.
What should I put in my child's lunch box? It's confusing and difficult to know what to put into a packed lunch. You want your kids to actually eat their lunch. You want to pack a healthy lunch. You want them to have variety and your kid wants a cool packed lunch. Look no further […]
Posted on 15. May, 2013 by virtuousbread.
In England, soldiers are - among other things - slivers of toast that you dip into a soft boiled egg. Like this: The best soldiers take time to develop. They are all natural, wholesome, home grown, and shaped with love and care. Ok enough of that. Real bread makes real soldiers. Here is a simple […]
Posted on 10. May, 2013 by virtuousbread.
We frequently get asked, "what is the best think to bake bread in?" and the answer we always give is: it depends. Depends what you have. Depends what you are trying to achieve. Depends what your dough it like. Depends what you like! If you want square sandwiches, better bake in a tin with straight […]
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 28. Feb, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Wow, it's been a long time coming, a 2013 message. Three years since VB started twinkling in my eye. Two years since I began to teach the very first Bread Angels and one year since the first Bread Angels started teaching others. Virtuous Bread provides training for people to create meaningful employment opportunities for themselves […]
Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by virtuousbread.
Baba is originally from Ghana and is curious about different types of flour, ingredients and the health and nutritional benefits of good bread. Baba came to the baking course run by Lisa Wilson, Bread Angel and founder of Eventful Bread, wanting to be a master baker. He used to work at a bank but six […]