Tag Archives: Rude Health
Posted on 09. Dec, 2016 by virtuousbread.
At the Small Food Awards 2016 we had several entries in the charcuterie category and they included smoked, air dried and fermented products. In the process of judging it became apparent how difficult it is to make good charcuterie. If you are smoking something you need to enable the taster to taste the smoke as […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2016 by virtuousbread.
I understand now how complicated it is to make chocolate. There are those who make CHOCOCOLATE and there are those who make CHOCOLATES and there are those who make both. There are a handful of big chocolate makers, one of which is Valhrona. They take cacao beans and turn them into chocolate that we can […]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2016 by virtuousbread.
November 2016 sees the launch of the first annual Small Food Awards! The School of Artisan Food and Virtuous Bread have teamed together to host the awards which are an important event on the UK food calendar because they celebrate the professional micro producer who cannot always compete in the more mainstream awards against much […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Is bread vegan? If it is plain old bread, yes it is given that it is made of flour, water, salt and yeast. Sweet bread, on the other hand is typically enriched with milk, eggs, and butter. Not vegan. Not at all. What do you do if you are vegan? If you refuse to eat […]
Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by virtuousbread.
The Eastern, or Atlantic provinces of Canada were settled by Scots and Irish looking for a brighter future. They brought many of their customs and traditions from food to music - indeed there are still some gallic speaking communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. This bread most certainly has celtic origins. If the oats […]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2010 by virtuousbread.
Our second Rude Health Rant! This time it's about the Pope, soulless communion wafers, and the humanity that is inherent in a good loaf.