How to bake the perfect ciabatta – comparing four great ciabatta recipes

Over the past couple of weeks has seen the global HQ of Virtuous Bread test four great ciabatta recipes to select the perfect one.  How to bake the perfect ciabatta?  You know how!  Just look at the winner of the Read More …

Lussebullar – simple and delicious saffron buns from Sweden

Lussebullar are prepared and eaten specifically to celebrate St Lucia’s day on the 13 December. The fact that they contain saffron (more expensive than gold by weight) proves they are a celebration bun – eaten on special occasions and and Read More …

Delicious and beautiful twisted, chocolate buns

Many people have heard of cardomom bullar from Sweden. For those of you who like them, here is a simple recipe for twisted chocolate buns using the same technique. Chocolate is frequently easier to find than cardomom.   If you Read More …

A two country bread tour and not a hole in sight

How do I get those big holes in my bread?  That is a question we often get from students.  In fact, we get it so quickly that there is a post dedicated to it. However, take a set back and Read More …