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Building my Wood-Fired Brick Oven - Part 1

In 2010, my wife bought me an inspiring baking course for my 38th Birthday at the Natural Bread Company, then based at the semi-rural Manor Farm, Wantage. 875 more words

The Flour Station Hazelnut, Raisin and Rosemary Levain with Blackcurrant Conserve

This morning I started looking into a storage solution for my many cookbooks; at the moment they are divided between a shelf in my hall, the top of my fridge, my desk and a few by the side of my bed. 110 more words


Food&Drink: Oh crumbs!

I like a good loaf and what’s even better is when I get to create it at home! ┬áBut it’s been a while since I kneaded a batch of dough and thought I could do with a recap. 348 more words


Sourdough gluten free bread and more..! Workshop, Cardigan, 19th September

I’m very pleased to announce an up-coming cookery workshop, making sourdough bread with gluten free flours. It’s taken a fair bit of experimentation in the kitchen but I’m now really happy with the loaves I’ve been making and am ready to introduce them in a cookery workshop at… 276 more words


A Sourdough Adventure

This is my starter, it is alive and bubbles away quietly waiting for me to use it or feed it

You can see that while I was asleep my starter rose a fair bit in this jar and then fell back to this level, but it is lovely and bubbly and has such a lovely smell :) 1,147 more words


A postcard from Heir Island, Co. Cork

I spent some of the June bank holiday weekend in West Cork – baking bread on Heir Island and over-nighting in the fishing village of Baltimore. 68 more words


The Real Bread: What it Once Was

Italy is home to hundreds of ‘artisan breads’ made from a homemade slow yeast (not the supermarket-bought yeast). My husband Nello is an expert bread maker. 287 more words