Tag Archives: the clink
Posted on 10. Aug, 2016 by virtuousbread.
Many people focus on what they don't have. You may know them: everything about what they say and what they do reinforces how their life is incomplete. In general, they speak one of two languages: the language of lack or the language of longing. The language of longing has about it a kind of sadness […]
Posted on 02. Dec, 2015 by virtuousbread.
Over the years Virtuous Bread and the Bread Angels have been baking bread with prisoners. It all started about four years ago in The Clink restaurant in a prison in Highdown prison in Sutton, Surrey. We are still active there and Bread Angel Gaye Whitwam has taken over from me to teach sourdough baking to […]
Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 by virtuousbread.
At The Clink restaurant in High Down prison we bake with both a wheat and a rye sourdough starter. The rye starter was made by the staff of the Clink about 18 months ago when we first started baking together, and they have some of the 1857 sourdough that I gave them as a gift. […]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Baking sourdough stollen Teaching baking at The Clink restaurant in High Down Prison is always a blast. There are new things to see, do, and try every time. We did a lot of Italian Baking this year. We had the world premiere of the sourdough hot cross bun. This month, we prepared (in addition to […]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2011 by virtuousbread.
It's a baking frenzy at The Clink but the trimph of the day was the sourdough hot cross buns.
Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by virtuousbread.
Sourdough olive oil bread - the fourth in the Italian Bread Project.
Posted on 21. Jul, 2010 by virtuousbread.
One of the ways in which VB changes the world through bread is baking with prisoners. We have volunteered at The Clink restaurant in Highdown prison for years now and we have just started to work with The Clink restaurant at Cardiff prison. We started doing this for lots of reasons and we still do […]