Tag: bread is life

Confirmed by the BBC: Local is here to stay

A post has been brewing for the past few weeks and the broadcast of today’s On Your Farm (BBC Radio Four) tripped the creative switch.  The farmer being interviewed has been incredibly successful over the decades at spotting consumer trends and understanding what they mean for farmers.  He identified the trend for lean meat in

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What’s your purpose?

I just got back from spending the day with Dolly, Cecily, Joan, and 9 other elderly ladies at a charming residential care home in north London.  Ranging in age from their early 80s to 95 the ladies gathered together today to bake bread with me.  Some cannot stand, some cannot really interact with people any

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Feeding the 400 at the Weston A Price Foundation conference

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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The morning after the day before

My friend and erstwhile baking student, Nicola, sent me this amazing photo today of her kitchen – the morning after the day before.  Although she thinks they might be inedible because she forgot to turn the heat down, we say “oh well, we do that every once in a while and although the crust may

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