Tag Archives: small food awards
Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 by virtuousbread.
This was a tough category in the Small Food Awards. Viennoiserie includes all the delicious things like croissants, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins, etc. The main event is butter and the big deal about it is called "lamination." Viennoiserie is made with "laminated dough". Puff pastry, if you will. The dough is made up […]
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 06. Dec, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Here he is! Well done, Patrick Bowden from Indigo Bakes for winning first prize in the bread category of the Small Food Awards, for the white sourdough!
Posted on 05. Dec, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Judging for the Small Food Awards was a few weeks ago. Our panel of experts included the manager of the farm shop at Welbeck, the man behind Stichelton cheese, Wayne Caddy, the tutor of most of the bread courses at the School of Artisan Foods, a head chef, a food consultant, and enthusiastic gluttons! With […]
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 19. Sep, 2016 by virtuousbread.
The School of Artisan Food and Virtuous Bread are delighted to launch the first annual Small Food Awards. These awards will celebrate small, professional food producers in the UK who are often on the leading edge of innovation and excellence in the food industry. In 2016 we have five categories including chocolate, bread, charcuterie, cheese, and viennoiserie. Entrants must meet the following criteria: […]