Tag Archives: sourdough

The travelling bread oven takes up chicken sitting – with mixed success

The travelling bread oven takes up chicken sitting – with mixed success

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

Virtuousbread.com's travelling bread oven arrived in Firle, East Sussex yesterday to hold three days of baking classes at The Vicarage, thanks to my friend Pete the vicar who is away at the moment on his book tour.  In exchange for the run of the house and the fantastic oven, I was asked to feed the […]

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The world’s first sourdough hotel?  You have got to be kidding…

The world’s first sourdough hotel? You have got to be kidding…

Posted on 09. May, 2011 by .

I am laughing fit to burst.  The world's first sourdough hotel has opened up in Stockholm, Sweden.  You pay to have your dough fed!  Go on holiday: they feed your dough.  Go away for the week end:  they feed your dough.  Cannot be bothered:  they feed your dough. Scared it will die:  they feed your […]

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Seventh from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough pane di Genzano

Seventh from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough pane di Genzano

Posted on 03. May, 2011 by .

The Italian Baker by Carol Field just keeps on giving.  I have had a break from the Italian Bread Project for a few weeks but have come back to it after a discombobulating Easter and Royal Wedding double bill. Sourdough pane di Genzano is sensational.  Like all these bread recipes it turns out an incredible […]

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Feeding the 400 at the Weston A Price Foundation conference

Feeding the 400 at the Weston A Price Foundation conference

Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 by .

Last saturday, 400 people gathered at the Kensington Town Hall for the annual Weston A Price Foundation conference.  WAPF is an American organisation set up decades ago to teach people about the benefits of traditional nutrition.  Simply put, traditional nutrition is the nutrition traditionally enjoyed by people with no access to processed food and no […]

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Sixth from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough Pane di Terni

Sixth from The Italian Bread Project – Sourdough Pane di Terni

Posted on 02. Mar, 2011 by .

Sourdough pane di Terni from the Italian Bread Project - delicious!

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The World Premiere of the Sourdough Hot Cross Bun at The Clink

The World Premiere of the Sourdough Hot Cross Bun at The Clink

Posted on 18. Feb, 2011 by .

It's a baking frenzy at The Clink but the trimph of the day was the sourdough hot cross buns.

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Tins versus baskets – proofing sourdough bread

Tins versus baskets – proofing sourdough bread

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 by .

To basket or tin, that is the question....

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Sunday market at The Wheatsheaf in Fulham

Sunday market at The Wheatsheaf in Fulham

Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 by .

Selling virtuous bread (and cinammon buns) at The Wheatsheaf Pub in Fulham gave me a glimpse into another community building, recession busting enterprise. We don't need the Big Society. We need more people like Lance.

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The French win it by a mile

The French win it by a mile

Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by .

The French win it by a country mile. So, what is going on here and why is the bread in France actually in near terminal decline...

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Fourth from the Italian Bread Project:  Sourdough Olive Oil Bread

Fourth from the Italian Bread Project: Sourdough Olive Oil Bread

Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by .

Sourdough olive oil bread - the fourth in the Italian Bread Project.

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