Baking

Sourdough September

Well here we are again – Sourdough September – the annual event organised by the Real Bread Campaign to give us all an excuse to celebrate the wonders of Sourdough. 

Community Bake February 2020

Well I think that was one of the most calming baking afternoons we have had so far…. I felt a sense of peace somehow even though we still had lots of people there baking it just seemed really, well, serene almost

Baking on 17 August 2019

Most people arrived around 2pm (with some early birds too kindly offering to help set up and make teas – thanks Dave and Nick) and we got started with weighing flour and making our dough.

Lammas, Baking and Mental Health

Mental health is a biggie for me and I am not going to hide the fact that at times I really do suffer.  For a couple of months I had been ‘hiding away’ somewhat and having a break from my work anyway.

Community Bake April

Well what a lovely time at our Spring Community bake!  It was the first sunny day in a LONG time and I was wondering if anyone would turn up at all but luckily they did!

What happens if we cook when we are feeling sad?

Yesterday I felt far too sad and exhausted to even move, let alone bake bread.  The dough was there all ready but it just seemed like way too much effort. Also, and this is the biggie really, I just did not want to put my bad/sad feelings into the bread.

How to bake bread with wild garlic

How exciting is it when you see the first signs of wild garlic peeping through the soil? Or rather even more so when you go in to the woods and the ground is carpeted with the stuff literally as far as the eye can see.

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