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Making bread in a wood fired oven

Making bread in a wood fired oven

Posted on 29. Jul, 2015 by .

Bustamente is a tiny town in the north of Mexico.  It has aspirations to be a "Pueblo Magico" - a "magic town" - a honour that is given by a national committee to towns that are either of great natural or architectural beauty, or historic importance or have lost of fun, high quality things to […]

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Baking bread in Hackney, East London

Baking bread in Hackney, East London

Posted on 30. Apr, 2015 by .

Bread Angels get up to all sorts of things in addition to baking bread and teaching bread classes.  We speak, write, demonstrate and volunteer.  Recently Rhiannon, Bread Angel and owner of the Epsom Bake House went to Hackney to bake bread.  Here is her report! Bread baking at Made in Hackney  Being a Bread Angel […]

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Bread Angels are winners at the World Bread Awards

Bread Angels are winners at the World Bread Awards

Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by .

Every year, Tiptree hosts the world bread awards and I am delighted when the Bread Angels enter.  This year many of them did, and it is thrilling to report that three Bread Angels won awards at the event.  Click here to become a Bread Angel or learn to bake bread from a Bread Angel. Tacey […]

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Easy recipe for pita bread – fried rather than baked for extra deliciousness

Easy recipe for pita bread – fried rather than baked for extra deliciousness

Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by .

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 […]

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Community building through bread

Community building through bread

Posted on 12. Aug, 2014 by .

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 […]

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Easy and delicious pizzas from Alpine Germany!

Easy and delicious pizzas from Alpine Germany!

Posted on 29. Jun, 2014 by .

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 […]

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Easy recipe for delicious hamburger buns

Easy recipe for delicious hamburger buns

Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by .

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 […]

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Ideas for great packed lunches

Ideas for great packed lunches

Posted on 27. Aug, 2013 by .

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 […]

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Simple bread recipe for the perfect breakfast

Simple bread recipe for the perfect breakfast

Posted on 15. May, 2013 by .

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 […]

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What is the best thing to bake bread in?

What is the best thing to bake bread in?

Posted on 10. May, 2013 by .

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 […]

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