High hydration doughs

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The growth of the micro bakery in the UK

Micro businesses are an important segment of the business population in the UK.  They are technically defined as businesses with fewer than 10 employees and less than 2 million euros of turnover.  2 million euros?  I’ll take that (or half Read More …

Finding great bread at your local pub

I went down to deepest darkest Hampshire/Berkshire today to meet my cousins at The Wellington Arms, a pub at which we started to meet because it is half way between their house and mine and at which we continue to Read More …

Learn to bake bread in Berkshire

Earlier in the year we introduced Lucie Steel who bakes and teaches in a reconditioned sea container in her garden in Berkshire.  Her business, Birch Cottage Bakery has gone from strength to strength and she is now the “go to” Read More …