Monday, June 29, 2020

I made this classic sponge cake at the weekend. I was surprised how easy it was to make and how delicious it was, if I do say so myself! After receiving a pineapple in our weekly veggie and fruit box i felt inspired to bake with it. Not having actually made this one be...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

My first loaf of bread came from a Paul Hollywood recipe in 2012. It came out looking like a doorstop and was heavy and the crumb was dense. But I was happy i'd made bread and it tasted ok. I'm sure this is how a lot of people start out. It was only through reading dif...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Baking can be tricky at the best of times and baking without gluten is one of life's culinary mysteries! I know from experience how difficult it is to do well. It seems simple enough, mix some gluten free flours together and voila you'll have a loaf ...NOT THE CASE! Gl...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ive been baking a lot over the past few years, teaching myself and learning new skills. Building up collaborations and new friends in something I am very passionate about. Ive also opened up a baking school, outside of my home kitchen, which has been going from strengt...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

All day Sourdough, Pretzels, Focaccia & Bagels

Our all day bread making experience covers the beautiful if not mysterious world of sourdough making, hydration rates, kneading techniques and tips on how to create that strong gluten window needed for the perfect homemade...

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Here is it is.....If you want to know where to start making your own sourdough then there is no better place than to start,  by making your own starter. By making your own starter you will have an endless amount of natural wild yeast, using just flour and water!


Friday, September 22, 2017

On Saturday 23rd September I will be appearing at the Stratford Upon Avon Food Festival on the Chefs Demo Tent. Ill be demoing 48 hour sourdough in 30 minutes! See how I do it by coming along...Here's a line up of the weekend's demonstrations and workshops. Chef Demo's...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Due to the popularity of our weekend intro and sourdough classes we are now pleased to announce that we will be offering a mid week class in May and new weekend dates set for September, October and November, we also still have very limited spaces available left in June...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

 Yes, the pretzel really does relate to Lent - and prayer!
No, it isn't in the Bible, but neither is Lent.
Yes it goes all the way back to the early church. In fact, it was the ancient Christian Lenten bread as far back as the fourth century. In the old Roman Empire, t...

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