Could you be the next Tiptree World Bread Awards champion? A competition open to pro and home-bakers, children and adults, celebrating the best in bread baking. Previous winners include Da Bara Bakery in Cornwall, Alex Gooch and Cinnamon Square, London. It is a competition open to all and there is an incentive from us to enter! Send in your application and WBA will send you a discount voucher for use at BakeryBits.

Our own Vanessa Kimbell will be a  judge of the Sourdough section of the World Bread Awards and explains why she loves these awards so much.

Ready, Bready, Dough!

Are you ready to prove your bread is the best – visit World Bread Awards for further information and entry details.  The closing date is 31 August 2014. With 12 million loaves bought every day in the UK, bread making is the new rock n’ roll! The competition celebrates the rising stars of bread making and awards the very best of both professional and home-baking.

Bread is central to the British diet and culture. And at the same time, there is a huge proliferation of artisan bakers as well as TV programmes inspiring a whole new generation of home-bakers.

If we haven’t buttered you up enough already, here’s a little slice of our bread judge aficionados; Frances Quinn, Winner, Great British Bake Off 2013, our own in-house baker, Vanessa Kimbell, sourdough supremo, Nigel Barden, BBC Radio 2, Food and Drink Broadcaster and Charles Campion, Food Critic, MasterChef.

There is a wealth of categories to choose from, so don your aprons, gather up your mixing bowls and brush up on your bread making masterpieces – we knead to find our 2014 bread champion and it could be you.

Twitter: @WorldBreadAward

[caption id="attachment_2567" align="alignnone" width="680"]Our in house Baker Vanessa Kimbell judges the Sourdough category with food critic Charles Campion  Our in house Baker Vanessa Kimbell judges the Sourdough category with food critic Charles Campion[/caption]