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Easy to make sourdough bread

Easy to make sourdough bread

Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by .

The fact that Jane asked me to write this blog post last year, and I’m only sitting down to write in March is probably testament to the fact that I have a pretty busy life: I work long hours in the City, spend nearly 3 hours a day commuting, and my hobbies include things like […]

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Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Reflections on the first years of Virtuous Bread

Posted on 10. Apr, 2012 by .

Easter Monday 2010 - Stockholm, Sweden "You are going to do what?" I was spending Easter with my friend Kat.  It had been a difficult few months.  A profoundly disappointing client engagement led me to want a break from strategy consulting and I had been baking obsessively, building my bread business and trying to decide […]

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Simple, hearty bread with oats for cold weather

Simple, hearty bread with oats for cold weather

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .

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 […]

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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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The silver bullet for corporate innovation strategy is trust

The silver bullet for corporate innovation strategy is trust

Posted on 12. Sep, 2011 by .

Developing a corporate innovation strategy is the current fixation of many CEOs as they try to pull their organisations out of the crisis.  Hiring innovation specialists, kicking off an "innovation programme" or employing creativity coaches are not, in and of themselves, going to help companies win.  In order to innovate people must feel comfortable, and […]

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Our Basic Bread Course

Posted on 20. Jan, 2011 by .

During the half day basic bread course, students will learn the practicalities and principles of how to bake a few different kinds of basic bread.  We will mix and knead the dough, be amazed that it rises, shape it, bake it, and admire it when it comes out of the oven, golden and perfect for […]

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Rye bread (extremely simple and delicious)

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by .

My friend Pete Owen Jones cannot eat wheat.  He LOVES rye bread and pronounced this bread "dsklfdoiinrj" because he had a mouth full of it at the time. There is a popular misconception that you have to get complicated about rye flour.  Not so.  You don't need sourdough, you don't need molasses, you don't need […]

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Truly wonderful bread courses

Truly wonderful bread courses

Posted on 21. Jun, 2010 by .

At Virtuous Bread, we believe our bread classes and courses are the best you can find and this is because we truly care about our students. Our bread classes and bread courses are small and intimate.  We care about you, and work to create learning environments in which you feel comfortable and at home.  Prepare to get […]

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Virtuous Bread changes the world through bread

Posted on 16. Jun, 2010 by .

Virtuousbread.com is dedicated to changing the world through bread The Mission Founded by Jane Mason in 2010, Virtuousbread.com makes it fun and easy for people around the world to buy, make, learn about, share, and eat good bread and in so doing, creates the link between eating good bread and doing good things. “Bread is the staff of life." “Know […]

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