Easy recipe for rye bread with dates and walnuts

Want a change from raisin bread?  Try baking this absolutely delicious date and walnut bread for breakfast instead.  The tips for making it super tasty include scalding the dates and dry roasting the walnuts before you add them.  Scalding the Read More …

How do I get holes?

Holes are the holy grail of bread making for many and yet those pesky holes can be elusive.  There are various techniques you can follow to get the holes in your bread and in this post we will discuss your Read More …

What is the cost of an industrially made loaf? A great deal more than you think…

In August 2012 VB was invited to speak at the Greenbelt Festival on the topic of where faith, art, and justice collide.  After some thought it became clear that they collide more often than not where craft and industry meet.  Read More …