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Delicious turkish flat bread in London

Delicious turkish flat bread in London

Posted on 19. Jun, 2015 by .

I went out for lunch yesterday with Chris Young from the Real Bread Campaign to discuss the order of the day for Uprising, the RBC conference in September.  We wandered past various restaurants and ended up at the food market in Whitecross Street which has a great range of fabulous food (to eat there, rather […]

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The growth of the micro bakery in the UK

The growth of the micro bakery in the UK

Posted on 22. Mar, 2014 by .

Micro businesses are an important segment of the business population in the UK.  They are technically defined as businesses with fewer than 10 employees and less than 2 million euros of turnover.  2 million euros?  I'll take that (or half that or a tenth of that) and be running a business on whose profits I […]

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National Toast Day!

National Toast Day!

Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 by .

It's national toast day and here at the global headquarters of Virtuous Bread we make it national REAL TOAST day!  We are celebrating by having toasted rye and whole wheat sourdough toast with schmaltz on it.  Huzzah!  Note the crispy edges in the photo?  Real toast does not have any sugar in it so it […]

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Setting up a micro bakery means building up a community

Setting up a micro bakery means building up a community

Posted on 09. Aug, 2013 by .

Virtuous Bread helps people make and find and learn about good bread and in so doing to forge the link between bread and virtue.  The 3 years of operation have seen countless posts about bread, flour, milling and baking; bread baking recipes,  videos, and books; thoughtful speeches, challenges, and rants at events around the world; […]

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Is wheat bad for me?

Is wheat bad for me?

Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by .

I despise bad science, simplistic argument, and attention grabbing headlines.  Truly I do.  And that is why I despise this article on wheat by the "Real Pharmacy".  I know that the best way to loathe something is probably to NOT write about it, respond to it, or otherwise draw attention to it but it is […]

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A real baker bakes real bread – however they learn

A real baker bakes real bread – however they learn

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

I was interested to read an interview with Michael Hanson from The Brook Bakery School  in the most recent edition of True Loaf, Issue 11 (April-June 2012) pp 13, the newsletter of the Real Bread Campaign.  In the interview he states: "Though it is pleasing to see so many people wanting to help others to […]

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Baking courses in Sussex!

Baking courses in Sussex!

Posted on 26. Sep, 2011 by .

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 […]

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