Favourite Bits

  1. Ndali Vanilla Powder

    Ndali Vanilla Powder
    Vanilla is often one of the forgotten about spices at Christmas. I often combine vanilla with cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice and cloves. Vanilla has this extraordinary ability to pair with any of those spices and provide a lighter, sweeter, top note. A classic example of combining these spices would be using vanilla and cinnamon in cinnamon buns or adding a...
  2. The best chopping board

    The best chopping board
    What makes a great chopping board? A bread board should be the centre piece of the table. I love chopping boards as they get older.  The more lines they get from cutting loaves, the more I love them, but not all chopping boards are created equal. I like my boards to be heavy, and robust.  I love to feel as...
  3. Why use a stainless steel mixing bowl to make bread?

    Why use a stainless steel mixing bowl to make bread?
      If you read last week's beginners breed recipe then you might have spotted my daughter holding a beautiful large stainless steel mixing bowl. I've had lots of people asking about it so here is a little bit more on mixing bowls. A decent mixing bowl is an essential basic item in any baker’s kitchen. I love my old style...
  4. Original Beans Chocolate

    Original Beans Chocolate
    Original Beans Chocolate  this extraordinary chocolate is as delicious as it is rare. This chocolate from war-torn Eastern Congo and this one in the photo is from the Virunga National Park, Africa’s oldest nature reserve and home of the last mountain gorilla's. < Before cacao trees were cultivated by humans, they grew wild under the lush canopies of diverse forest...
  5. Fairtrade, Organic Cocoa Powder

    Fairtrade, Organic Cocoa Powder
    Our Cocoa powder is priced at just £3.85  and is both organic and fairtrade. It’s wonderful stuff in cakes, not at all bitter and also happens to make really delicious hot chocolate.  Perfect to warm you up on a frosty day.
  6. High-grade stainless steel pastry or cookie cutters that are used by professional chefs

    High-grade stainless steel pastry or cookie cutters that are used by professional chefs
      Those aren't ordinary cutters.  These are precision made German cutters.  They are, high-grade stainless steel pastry or cookie cutters that are used by professional chefs.  They are uncompromisingly strong and unlike cheaper lower quality cutters they will not easily deform. These round, corrugated cutters are perfect for a gift and come as a set of 9 from 30mm to...
  7. Danish Dough Whisk

    Danish Dough Whisk
    This month's baking product is just style on a stick. I always use a dough whisk when I’m mixing bread dough at home, it is one of my essential baking tools because it it great at mixing dough and far better than a spoon because the design allows you to move through the dough with ease … and it’s so much easier...
  8. Oblong Baker

    Oblong Baker
    Our product of the month is our Oblong Baker. Use it for small crusty baguettes, or a string of rolls, keeping the crust crunchy and the crumb soft. Priced at £44.39 inc VAT - find yours <a href="https://www.bakerybits.co.uk/oblong-covered-baker.html">here</a> Buy The Product
  9. Bioreal® Organic Fresh Yeast

    Bioreal® Organic Fresh Yeast
    Excellent organic fresh organic yeast in a 42g cube, additive and GMO-free, use directly in place of the non-organic equivalent. Buy the product

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