Making Bread Together by Emmanuel Hadjiandreou is my favourite book of 2014. I wrote about this great bread making book just before Christmas and I am delighted to be able to share this recipe for a wonderful filling bread is from infused with an array of flavours. It has got potato, celeriac, carrot, leek, red onion, garlic and oregano – all the components of a hearty minestrone soup. It’s fantastic for a winter’s day and feels like a meal in itself! Because this recipe involves a sourdough starter, it will take some time to make, but it’ll be worth it! Ingredients: ...
Earlier this year we ran an exclusive competition for one lucky baker to win a place on Dan Lepard’s Sweet Sourdough Bread & Cakes course hosted by Juniper & Rose Kitchen Garden School in October. Dan taught the group of keen bread bakers some original and delicious sourdough recipes including chocolate sourdough cakes, fruit focaccias and fruity sourdough loaves. Sweet sourdough enthusiast Andrea Norrington has written a fantastic review of the day if you would like to read more. Congratulations to Michael Wake-Walker who won the competition – we were pleased to hear you had a very enjoyable...
We’ve long been supporters of the Real Bread Campaign and were pleased to hear about the launch of its latest campaign, Sourdough September. Throughout September, sourdough lovers across the UK are sharing the delights of the original form of leavened real bread in Britain’s first ever national sourdough celebration. If you haven’t got involved already, there’s still plenty of time to celebrate baking real sourdough, with plenty of events and courses on offer across the UK – see the Real Bread Campaign for full details.
Something of a bread revolution is sweeping the nation, and helping to promote the benefits and importance of real bread is established food writer and qualified baker, Vanessa Kimbell. If you’re after thoughts, inspiration and accessible recipes, Vanessa’s website dedicated to promoting ethical food provides an inspiring read. Continue reading