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Open Source Bread 3: Armadillo Bread

It’s been a while since I posted here, but I’ve been talking about bread recipes recently, so I thought I could continue this series…
This one is the staple I have been baking every other week for the last few years, and it’s the main bread that we tend to eat all the time. 240 more words


Discovering Talbot Yard

Do you ever read those sections in the weekend papers along the lines of ‘a day in the life of…’ or ‘my perfect weekend’?

I am always quite envious of the blissful start to their weekends, especially when it involves strolling along to the local cafe to drink coffee and browse the papers. 408 more words

Days Out

Do sourdough. Slow bread for busy lives

By Andrew Whitley


I found myself inadvertently thinking about improvement and how to be more proficient with my skills and disciplined to pursue new culinary challenges. 360 more words

Great Books

Furrow: What Grace did next.

In the bleak driving rain of a dark November day me and a friend went for lunch at a bright, warm and welcoming new place on Allerton Road. 670 more words


Rosemary focaccia

Mix together 350g organic strong white flour + ½ tblspn yeast + pinch salt
Make a well in centre & add 225ml warm water + 1.5 tblspns organic olive oil… 161 more words

Olive Oil

Local cheese & ale sourdough

cheese & ale sourdough

A sourdough boule made from ingredients that are fairly local to me (Surrey). The cheese (Spenwood) is strong and nutty; the ale (Hogs Back Brewery) is so easy to drink! 550 more words


Egg Salad with Capers and Dill

Has anybody else noticed that it’s starting to get dark much earlier and the evenings are getting chillier? It seems summer is definitely having its swansong, which makes it all the more sweet that I am off on holiday soon. 225 more words