Irish soda bread

Soda bread is a classic Irish bread.  This simple recipe for soda bread is ready in 30 minutes and is perfect for when you do not have a lot of time, when you have run out of bread or when Read More …

Baking with Teen Camp at MLOVE 2011

The travelling bread oven loves to demonstrate the sense of wonder, enchantment and achievement that comes with baking bread.  Very little is more satisfying than teaching this to kids and teens.  There is a natural sense of achievement in seeing Read More …

Good bread takes time and connects us back to ourselves – notes from the MLOVE Castle

Oh No!  What is the world coming to!  The travelling bread oven decends on Germany and makes bread in the castle! The MLOVE ConFestival kicks off today – a celebration of the mobile industry and an opportunity to think about Read More …

Farinata – a gluten free “bread” from Sicily and beyond….

I read about farinata years ago in a book about Sicily.  The author described landing in Palermo and making his way immediately and without stopping to a tiny little cafe in the back streets of Palermo in which the best Read More …

Virtuous Bread’s travelling bread oven travels to The Urban Physic Garden

It feels like we announce news on a daily basis these days, there are simply so many exciting projects that we’re involved with. Maybe we should have our own broadcast channel? We could call it The Daily Bread and trumpet Read More …

The world premiere of Baking a Basic Loaf

  While Jane is in Germany spreading the Virtuous Bread word (and eating plenty of  pumpernickel bread), I’ve had the honours to write about our latest project. The wonderful Shedlight Productions have helped us put together a nifty video tutorial, Read More …

Chickens, kittens and eggs in a fine cosmic balance

“Which chicken?” The characteristic I-swallowed-a-trombone-for-my-breakfast voice of Pete rumbled down the line. This was in response to the frantic “I killed a chicken and I am so sorry” message that I left earlier in the day. To be absolutely honest, Read More …